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6 February 2010

Stories from 6 February 2010

Macedonia: Protest Against “Skopje 2014″ Plan

Costa Rica: Thumbs Up or Down to Campaign Ads

With the Costa Rican presidential campaign winding down, many local bloggers have been providing their thoughts on the wide range of election ads by the various candidates.

India: The Death Of Bo Language

Pakistan: Karachi Under Attack

On February 5, 2010, twin suicidal blasts hit mourners of the Shia sect in Karachi. The attacks came 40 days after the Ashura bombing that killed over 40 people. Bloggers...

Ukraine: Notes on the Upcoming Election

Russia: Turgenev and the Viardots

Poland: Drainage

Hungary: Social Media and Politics

Russia: “The Sergei Mironov Episode”

Macedonia: Online Rebellion Against “Skopje 2014″ Plan

After years of veiled announcements, media manipulation and bureaucratic dodging of requests for transparency, accountability and citizen participation, the government finally came out with a plan to litter the center...

Westerners need self-reflection before criticizing China

In an afterword to the 2006 edition of The End of History and the Last Man, Francis Fukuyama depicted a possible scenario of world politics: the victory of an authoritarian...

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