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· October, 2016

Stories about Ideas from October, 2016

Ghana's Opposition Party Is Running Wild With an Internet Challenge Surrounding a Juice Box

"Always love it when people turn their "misfortune" into a great success. That's what the #NPP has done with this #KalypoChallenge. Maturity"

Why Caribbean History Matters

Because "the legacies of slavery, imperialism, and historical responses to it are...evident in all the “weightier” concepts we associate with modernity: notions of citizenship, individual freedom, collective liberation, and nation."

More Naughty Than Nice: The Dutch Government’s Approach to the Black Pete Tradition

Evidence shows that the tradition of Black Pete is having a negative impact in the Netherlands, especially on young people, but the Dutch government has failed to tackle the problem.

Uber Lands in Trinidad, Its Smallest Country to Date

"How will Uber fare in tiny Trinidad and Tobago? Will it “change life”, as the headline of one article has suggested?"

Surrounded by Piles of Trash, These Two Classical Musicians Played Bach in Protest

The concert took place in Tetovo, the largest city in western Macedonia, and one of the most polluted cities in Europe.

Why Japanese Bathrooms Are the Best, and Other Videos

This popular video blog is hosted by children and explains what life is like in Japan.

‘September': A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union

"It's not October yet, but it's coming." That's the tagline for "September," a new website that aims to be a platform for leftist thought across the former Soviet Union.

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