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· August, 2010

Stories about North America from August, 2010

29 August 2010

India: A Message To Pastor Jones

South Asia: Bloggers On The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

The recent debate on the planned Islamic Center/Mosque near the site of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, USA has been reverberated in many blogospheres around the world....

24 August 2010

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Remembering Andrew

Noam Chomsky in China

On 13 August, Noam Chomsky delivered a speech at the Peking University in Beijing. Chomsky, one of the leading public intellectuals of our age, is famous for his political activism...

20 August 2010

Madagascar: The Undercover Investigations That Exposed Rosewood Trafficking from the Rain Forest

Technology for Transparency Network

One of the consequences of the enduring political crisis in Madagascar is its punishing impact on the environment. The investigation of activists specialized in conservation and protection of the environment...

China and the U.S: Trouble Waters

18 August 2010

U.S.A.: Russophone Students Blog About Work and Travel Program

RuNet Echo

Every summer thousands of college students from Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet countries come to the United States to take part in the Work and Travel USA program. Many...

12 August 2010

Portugal: Blogging Against Military Action

USA: Deconstructing Media Coverage of the “Ground Zero Mosque”

The building of an Islamic community center in New York City, near the site of "Ground Zero," has polarized opinions across the media spectrum. In this post, bloggers share their...

9 August 2010

Georgia: United Nations protest

USA: Oil Spill Generates Swell in Creative Expression

The BP oil spill has left in its path a disaster that has affected ecological stability and the economic future of the Gulf Coast region. Art is a refuge where...

8 August 2010

China: Visa tales

With all the economic growth in China over the past few decades and a growing number of global travelers to match, have visa requirements for Chinese citizens been adapting in...

5 August 2010

Bangladesh: Visitors Share Their Thoughts On Grameen Ventures

This summer, eight students and faculty members from the Master of Public Administration program of the Northern Kentucky University in Kentucky, USA are completing an internship at Grameen Bank in...

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