Stories about Ideas from March, 2015
"It is a valuable method because it identifies what the community truly needs, instead of what we think they might need.”
The local council of the Municipality of Centar, part of the Skopje downtown area, approved a proposal to hold a referendum to preserve the authentic look of the iconic Skopje Shopping Center. As Meta.mk reports, the referendum will take place on April 26. For the referendum to be successful, it needs a...
Japanese online commenters who engaged in hate speech say they were attracted to the world of far-right Internet commenting in order to stop feeling lonely.
For Egypt to prosper on the back of decades of cronyism and its recent years of turbulence, the country's citizens must think for themselves, writes Sara Labib.
Totalitarianism and bureaucracy no longer exist. Innocent people are no longer put on trial. Any resemblance this post might bear to reality is the fault of reality alone.
Mapazonia is a crowdsourced collaborative mapping project focused in the Amazon region in South America.
"Freedom of speech must be complete. However, freedom of conscience and worship must be protected too."
Google has launched a virtual tour of the Khumbu region with stunning images of the treacherous terrain.
In a country used to mascots, even Japanese people are surprised by "Bonito Man," better known as Katsuo Ningen, who represents one of Japan's most isolated prefectures.
People from all over Japan participated in the Candy Rocket Project, embarking on a mission to launch a rocket. Candy maker UHA Mikakuto uploaded the results in cool YouTube video.
Although International Women's Day was first spearheaded by socialist groups, and focused on working women, the day has now taken on distinctive forms in different locations all over the world.
"To witness the solidarity shown by swimmers at Arica beach to save some people with a human chain makes me believe in humanity!"
Global Voices profiles four citizen initiatives that are providing relief to populations affected by Madagascar's new floods.
As it grows increasingly popular outside Russia to dismiss Russians’ political attitudes as “Kremlin brainwashing,” it becomes more important than ever to stop and listen.