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1 March 2012

Stories from 1 March 2012

Global Voices Podcast: Remembering Our School Days

In this edition we’re going back to school! From extreme teaching on the Niger River, to the fondest or most memorable educational moments of Global Voices contributors around the world....

Trinidad & Tobago: Cost of Carnival

Chile: Netizens Speak Out Against Mall in Chiloé

Jamaica: Overhauling the Education System

Nicaragua: Author Arquímedes González Champions Self-Publishing

Iran: Nationalist feelings only for election time

Iran: ‘Wish we had a couple of candidates’

Iran: ‘My candidate is still in prison’

Russia: The Early Days of Government Transparency

Sven Hultberg Carlsson talks with Ivan Pavlov, head of the Freedom of Information Foundation (FIF), about corruption, the elections and other issues pertaining to Russia's Freedom of Information Act.

Azerbaijan: Massive protests in Quba

Hungary: Tax Administration Investigates Citizen Activists

Russia: Vladivostok's Pre-Election Puzzle

Everyone and everything has turned political on the eve of the March 4 presidential election in Russia. The city of Vladivostok has caught this pre-election fever as well. Masha Egupova...

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