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December, 2013

Stories from December, 2013

30 December 2013

Art in the Trolley – Invading Public Spaces in Quito

Art in the Trolley is an initiative of intervention in the public spaces of Quito's transportation system known as the Trolleybus. Get to know them.

The Best of Infoactivism LATAM 2013

The SocialTIC team lists "The Year's Best in Latin American Infoactivism," projects and events that inspired them to use the TIC to generate social impact in 2013.

PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

Widespread Power Outages Leave Argentines Dying of Heat

Record high temperaturas provokes energy crisis in Argentina, leaving many citizens in the dark.

China's Hunan Province: “96.6% Complete on Democracy and Rule of Law”

Mandela's lesson for Hong Kong

The Return of Chairman Mao Worship in China

The celebration of Chair Mao's 120th birthday has seen a return of personality worship in China.

29 December 2013

Ukrainian Protesters Play Lennon's “Imagine” Live to Riot Police

Iran: Two Poets Arrested

The Challenges And The Future Of Microcredit In Bangladesh

Contemplating Nelson Mandela's Legacy in South Asia

"Nepali leaders have a lot to learn from Mandela's statesmanship, integrity, and lack of political ambition."

Chinese President Xi Jinping Eats Steam Buns

9 Things the Russian Government Says Are “Gay Propaganda”

RuNet Echo

Russian state censors have revised the criteria for identifying information online that supposedly endangers minors. One new report tries to clarify the definition of "gay propaganda."

China's Southern Media Group Turns Back on Anti-Censorship Supporters

The newspaper issued testimony that supports the prosecution of activists who took part in an anti-censorship protest in support of the paper.

28 December 2013

An Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

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