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· October, 2014

Stories about Ideas from October, 2014

World Forum for Democracy Will Discuss “Youth and Democracy” in Strasbourg, France

‘Storytelling and Media for a Better World': the 2014 Transformational Media Summit in DC

Participants at the TMSummit will discuss storytelling, collaborative creativity, new technology, sustainable business and living, wellbeing and health, photography, film and music, and journalism, among other issues.

Artists Create Climate Change Mural in Grenada to Warn of Modern-Day ‘Paradise Lost’

"Never mind the Caribbean, I don't believe the average resident of any of the developing countries...are as conscious of the issue as they should be."

Hometown Through the Eyes of Its Children

Bahamas Constitutional Reform To Address Citizenship, Gender Equality

Among the areas to be addressed is the right of certain Bahamians to pass citizenship on to their children.

An Interview With Silvia Viñas, True Citizen of the World

Let's get to know Silvia Viñas, former Global Voices Latin America editor who has lived throughout the region and Spain.

Paraguayans Share a Delicious Jopará to Shoo Poverty Away

“Me, Ex-Quota Girl, ‘Daring Bum’”: A Poor Black Brazilian Woman’s Account of How She Succeeded Against All Odds

Read the testimony of a woman who faced prejudice as a university student accepted through the Brazilian racial quota system: "It works, but makes other people feel uncomfortable."

Talking Heads Project Showcases What is Extraordinary About People in Africa

Mobile Apps Put Durga Puja at the Fingertips of Millions

This year, there are several mobile apps available to help navigate Puja pandal hopping in several Indian cities better planned and more informed than ever.

Meet Jillian C. York, a Globetrotting Free Expression Activist and Global Voices Volunteer

"I believe that only by enabling free expression can individuals make their voices heard and create change around other important issues."

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