Stories about U.S.A. from January, 2012
Iran: A Court Sentences an Iranian American to death
1freedomseeker reported a court in Tehran has sentenced to death an Iranian American who was convicted of spying for the Central Intelligence Agency. The blogger adds Abolghasem Salvati, this court's judge, sentenced [fa] three people to death in 48 hours.
COP17: Young Trackers Share Final Thoughts on Climate Change Talks
Adopt a Negotiator Project trackers updated their blogs daily during the two weeks of climate change talks at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP17, held from November 28 to December 9, 2011, in South Africa. In this post we share some of their conclusions.
China: Chinese People's Character
The term Suzhi (Chinese people's character) has often been used to justify the undemocratic political system. C. Custer from ChinaGeeks looks into famous Chinese writer Han Han's most recent argument on his article “On Revolution” and compares it with American people's Suzhi back in the eighteenth century.
The World is Talking… We Translate
Some members of the Global Voices Spanish team of translators share their ideas and thoughts about some of the posts that they worked on during 2011 that impressed and impacted the most on them.
United States: Occupy Wall Street Also Speaks Spanish
Activist Mariné Pérez talks about coordinating the Spanish translation of the Occupy Wall Street Journal in New York, the relationship with traditional mass media, the impact of the removal of protesters from Zuccotti Park, and the plans to launch a new newspaper with original content in Spanish focused on the immigrant and Latino communities in the United States.
Global Voices Podcast: Brave New Year 2012
In this edition of the podcast we take a look back over the year 2011, consider the similarities and differences between mainstream and new media journalism, learn about an inspiring Rising Voices meeting in Bolivia to support a diverse blogosphere. We also set off on a two-wheeled journey around the Internet!