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Stories about Portugal
16 October 2016
The city of Porto, Portugal, is nearly ready for the ninth installment of “futureplaces”—a convention that combines citizen labs, performances, presentations, and debate.
30 June 2016
‘I'll Stay as Long as the Queen Allows Me to Stay’ and Other Brexit Reactions From the Portuguese-Speaking World
"Brexit...whatever happens from now on, no one can erase these results from citizens' memories."
5 May 2016
Opponents warn the dam will cause an ecological disaster, destroying rare ecosystems and farmlands important to the wine industry.
5 April 2016
24 February 2016
Alternative media from Portugal and Spain will share their experiences because "it is urgent that we find other ways to communicate and to make and transmit information."
19 October 2015
Activists fight for their lives in Angolan jails. Thanks to a new online portal that collects and publishes photos showing solidarity with political prisoners, the movement is stronger than ever.
20 September 2015
Uber is challenging the taxi business concept all around the world. Portuguese taxi drivers are reacting very seriously: with protests. The same is happening in Indonesia.
15 September 2015
A solidarity convoy will take donations from Portugal to the refugees in Hungary. The initiative created by a group of citizens its named Aylan Kurdi Caravan to honour him.
8 June 2015
Water privatization in Portugal has been shrouded in controversy. Economic interests put pressure on the government, which has no money, to privatize. But water is an essential resource for life.
22 April 2015
Jonathan McCully contributed to this report. Last month, Rafael Marques de Morais was awarded the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Journalism for his “impactful, original, and unwavering investigative...
8 September 2014
"Generation E" is calling for stories of young Europeans who are crossing the imaginary boundaries of the Old Continent to reinvent day-to-day life in another country.
3 June 2014
Grada Kilomba, expert on racial studies at the Humboldt University, Berlin, talks about how the same media which helps reinforce racial stereotypes should be mobilized to rebuild a positive identity.
24 March 2014
27 February 2014
24 February 2014
International Open Data Day was celebrated in Porto with inspiring talks, hands-on activities and a face-to-face hangout between open data enthusiasts from different cities.