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· November, 2013

Stories about Ideas from November, 2013

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“Catalan Independence” Explained in 16 Languages

  20 November 2013

The debut video of The Catalan Project (@Catalan_Project) features Fernando de Castro, “a Catalan from Galicia and Spanish”, presenting the project and explaining why some Catalans want independence from Spain using the 16 languages he is able to speak. Subtitles are available in English, French, German, Spanish and Catalan. The Catalan Project, an...

Bangladesh: Is Restorative Justice the Best Way Forward?

  19 November 2013

In the backdrop of Bangladesh’s violent history of birth, ongoing violent political practices, and high rates of homicide, mob violence, neighborhood/street violence, violent labor unrests, family violence and intimate partner violence, the need for restorative justice is paramount. Without an intervening model aimed at resolution, we will remain a nation...

#BlogsNi: Nicaraguan Blog Carnival Focuses on Identity

  18 November 2013

Nicaraguan bloggers will be sharing their ideas and reflections about identity [es] throughout November 2013: #BlogsNi ha llegado, todos y todas están invitados. Textos, imágenes, vídeos, audio y todo, todo en tu blog. — Néstor Arce (@NestorArce) November 7, 2013 #BlogsNi is here, everyone is invited. Text, images, videos, audio...

Have Racist Behaviors Been Unleashed in France ?

  15 November 2013

Epitomized by racial taunts [fr] towards the French Guiana-born Minister of Justice Christine Taubira on the cover of the weekly newspaper Minute, many observers bemoan the rise of racist behaviors [fr] in France. One of those observers is Harry Roselmack, a prominent reporter born in Martinique, who wrote an editorial in which...

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PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America

  14 November 2013

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.

Egypt: In Search of a Home

  7 November 2013

Where does one feel at home? Egyptian blogger Tarek Shalaby shares his opinion saying: Some people say home is where your bed is, others argue that home is where your wifi connects automatically. I can say that home is where your salaries have been transferred to

Painting an Entire Favela in Rio de Janeiro

  5 November 2013

The dream of painting an entire favela in Rio de Janeiro is closer to become real now that the crowdfunding campaign launched by two Dutch artists in September has come to an end with over 100,000 US dollars raised for paint and painters. When Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn started the...

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