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· March, 2014

Stories about Ideas from March, 2014

Why Learning Italian Still Makes Sense

The “Happy Voting” Project Encourages Young Europeans to Vote

South Korea Singles Out Elderly Drives With ‘Silver Mark’

Seniors must place a special sticker on the back of their car to signify that they are elderly. Rates of fatal crashes involving seniors is on the rise.

Caribbean Literature Festivals Up Their Author Ante

Literature lovers the world over will be interested to hear what the Caribbean's two major lit fests – Jamaica's Calabash and Trinidad and Tobago's Bocas – have planned this year.

Sifting Through Conflicting Versions of India and Pakistan's Shared Past

The History Project compiles narratives from Pakistani and Indian history books to expose biases in the treatment of the 1947 Partition of India.

Jamaica: Little Universes

Is There Anything More Public Than Twitter?

What are the ethics of publishing a tweet without permission? A Buzzfeed report on sexual assaults stirs trouble in the twitterverse.

GV Face: Happy 25th Birthday, Web!

What's the difference between the Internet and the Web? Why is an open web so important? An all-star panel of techies and rights defenders talks it out on GV Face.

Barefoot Lawyers Empowering Rural Bangladeshi Women

Less “Experts”, More Thinkers Needed in Jamaica

Pavel Durov's Seven Reasons to Stay in Russia

SayIt: Civic Software for ‘Smart’ Transcripts

SayIt is a new software developed to facilitate the almost always taxing job of making transcripts and having them kept as data files.

VIDEO: T20 Cricket World Cup Theme Song Flash Mobs

Our Berlin Wall in Syria

"Syrian Students for a better future" is a blog by Syrian scholarship students, who share their homesickness, hopes, doubts, worries, optimism and wishes for a better Syria.

The Significance Of Celebrating The International Women's Day

GV Face: What's Next for Ukraine?

What's next for the #Euromaidan movement? Protests and bloodshed led to the fall of a corrupt president. But now, as Russia looms with military might and Crimea considers succession, there...

Trinidad & Tobago Carnival in Danger?

By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.

Ukraine's Activists Debunk Russian Myths on Crimea

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine escalates, Russian mass media attempts to distort events in Ukraine are questioned and fact-checked by online activists.

Selfies or Social Entrepreneurship? What's Your Definition For Success?

“It Ain't Easy Being Indian” in the USA

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