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· July, 2009

Stories about North America from July, 2009

31 July 2009

Global: George W. Bush as Middle East Envoy?

An opinion piece written for Newsweek suggesting George W. Bush make an excellent complement to U.S. President Obama as Middle East envoy has made waves in the blogosphere.

30 July 2009

Hijablogging: On Burqas and Bans

Although the practice of wearing hijab has been around since pre-Islamic times, the debate surrounding it has increased in recent years. Whereas in some countries, hijab is mandated, in others,...

22 July 2009

Turkey: The Turkish of Dr. Oz

Guyana, Jamaica, Bahamas, U.S.A.: Racial Profiling?

Cuba, Jamaica: Film & Music

Democracy Video Challenge Winner Showcase

What is Democracy? That is the question more than 900 participants set out to answer through their videos, in response to the Democracy Video Challenge set up by the US...

Japan: Internet users in the world

Global: The push to boycott Shark Week

A group of scientists, scuba divers and self-described shark lovers are using the blogosphere to publicize their criticism of the Discovery Channel’s “horror-show” portrayal of sharks during its annual Shark...

20 July 2009

Russia: Channel “2×2″ censors Putin episode of South Park

The recent decision by Russian television channel “2×2″ to cut a scene in an episode of the US cartoon series ”South Park” has sparked anger in the Russian blogosphere. Ruth...

Ukraine: Canadians helping out with AIDS prevention

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