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· April, 2014

Stories about Ideas from April, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: The Implications of Style

‘I Saw You On The Train': Falling in Love on Portugal's Public Transport

Fans in Skopje Gather to Exchange Football Stickers

Catching Up with the Togolese E-Waste 3D Printer Makers

Collaborative Economy Visionaries Gather at OuiShare Fest 2014 in Paris

Menstruation Is Not a Shameful Secret. Let's Talk Periods.

El Salvador: Letter to Minister of Public Works

Trinidad & Tobago: Green Business

Pure Grenada

Coasters, Combis and Chaos: Public Transportation in Lima

The city's current system is a crowded mix of the city-owned Metropolitano bus rapid transit system and privately run minibuses, such as the notoriously aggressive "combi" minibuses.

Grenada, Antigua: Life Lessons

French Economist Piketty Links Inequality to Instability of Democracies

Egyptian Turns to YouTube to Object to Compulsory Service in Egyptian Army

Turning Faecal Waste Into Business Opportunities

Clean Team Ghana organised a Twitter chat using the hashtag #WasteOpportunities to discuss the business potential of faecal waste.

In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (Part 2)

In the second installment of our post about the digital divide in Trinidad and Tobago, Global Voices talks with Kenfield Griffith, CEO of mSurvey, the company that conducted the research.

Syria: From Inventor to Laborer

The story of Ismail al-Shimali exposes the Baathist mechanisms of diminishing any possibility for scientific or cultural development in Syria.

“Blogs are the Vinyl Records of the Internet”

Caribbean Loses Valuable Steward with Passing of Professor Norman Girvan

Economist, intellectual, Caribbean man: As news of Professor Norman Girvan's death spreads throughout the region, netizens pay him tribute in glowing terms, calling his legacy "powerful" and his voice "magnificent".

A Look at the Mexico City Metro

What do Mexico City residents say about their main mode of public transportation?

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