Stories about Ideas from February, 2017
On the second anniversary of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's assassination, Zhanna Nemtsova published a letter to her late father on Facebook.
"The south Asian continent is becoming a super power and the world is looking towards us."
"I wanted to make it visible that there were girls skateboarding in India, even though the numbers could be counted on one hand at the time."
In order to counter the hateful rhetoric between their governments, Iranians make #LoveBeyondFlag, in gratitude towards American protesters who stood against Trump's travel ban go viral.
In airports and law offices around the United States, legal advocates and grassroots activists have found common ground in the fight against President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration.
How a group of young Macedonians fulfilled their dream of designing and manufacturing a fantasy board game that went on to international success.
"Every country in the Balkans believes that it should be bigger than it is."
"They're building a wall around the village to keep the other Smurfs in. And to keep us out!"
Dwelling on "fake news" can raise questions about the overall limitations of fact-driven reporting, but we see it as an opportunity as well.