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30 May 2014

Stories from 30 May 2014

The Party and the Trash

José Arias writes [es] on Habemos Ciudadanus about the issue of trash in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: The thing is that trash and plastic are the result of the weekly...

An Experience with Ciberbullying

Arely Torres Miranda writes [es] on Mujeres Construyendo [Women Building] about her own experience with ciberbullying: That's when I understood that I hadn't been part of a social phenomenon I...

Wow Madrid!

Francisco Javier is rejoiced [es] with the recent victory of Real Madrid Football Club on the 2013-2014 UEFA Champions League. Who remembers what was going on 12 years ago? Well,...

How To Register A Company In Nepal

Libertarian blogger Surath Giri posts an info-graphic which depicts the details of the complicated company registration process in Nepal.

Culture and Art in Bolivia

“Does Bolivia have culture?”, wonders [es] Eduardo Bowles on his blog, and tries an answer: Of course it does, but nobody looks at it and very few try to promote...

Young, Hip and Worshipping Shiva in India

The Hindu deity Shiva has carved out a firm place in India's pop culture, appearing on TV and in books, movies and even tattoos.

Rwanda: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful

Although Rwanda has made great strides in recovering from the 1994 genocide, advocacy groups continue to report human rights violations.

German Graduates Fight Back Against Woefully Paid Internships: ‘Have You No Shame?’

A letter of complaint gives rise to debates among social science students and graduates through mailing lists and Facebook. The topic: unpaid and badly paid traineeships and internships.

Information Hub for Humanitarian Aid for Bosnia and Herzegovina Floods

POINT, the international conference on political accountability and new technologies in Sarajevo, has used its skills to aid in relief of the ongoing disaster affecting three Balkan countries – Bosnia,...

Now Russia Wants to Tighten the Noose Around News-Aggregation Sites

Russian lawmakers are taking steps to classify news-aggregating websites as mass media, which would require companies like Yandex to register with the government and face stricter regulations.

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