17 March 2006

Stories from 17 March 2006

Nigeria: Middle class comfort

  17 March 2006

Kazey's Journal discusses the middle classes, becoming rich and moaning about not being comfortable when you have loads of money.” Comfort is a condition. You can only be comfortable when you have no immediate challenges in life that gives you discomfort.I understand wealth quite well and the need to get...

Ethiopia: Diaspora Politics

  17 March 2006

Weichegud! ET Politics continues her mission to get more Ethiopians in the Diaspora to get invovled in Ethiopian politics. … “Time for Ethiopian Immigrants to Reconsider Alliance with Democrats. Hello, yes! Following up on HR 4423 by those of us in the States is crucial. Call your representative and senators,...

Creative Commons Mexico

  17 March 2006

Berkman Center Executive Director John Palfrey certainly sounds enthusiastic when he writes: Right this very minute, Creative Commons Mexico is launching in Mexico City. Congratulations, Larry Lessig, Leon Felipe Sanchez, and all the CC International team on yet another landmark on your road to world domination. For atmospherics, Larry has...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Today's report is dedicated to the women of Iraq. Women have suffered greatly in the new Iraq and on top of everything have to cope with the prejudice of some western journalists too. Again a mixed selection of blogs but you must read to the end for more cute animals!...

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