Stories from 17 November 2014
Tokolos-Stencil, a radical anonymous art collective, uses disruptive art to call attention to the deadly Marikana mine massacre, inequality and South Africa's apartheid past.
A group of ecologists dropped nine miniaturized, waterproofed GPS-tracking units down a toilet in a St. Petersburg suburb and mapped the devices’ signals. The results were terrifying.
The Two Project is a new collaboration between Israeli Jews and Arabs to connect the two cultures through the language of poetry.
Most recently, the misogynistic ideas of some of Jamaica's leading men, in both the public and private sectors, has entered the public spotlight.
Turkish President Recep Erdoğan has been challenging Columbus' discovery of America and promising to build a mosque in Cuba. This is perfect fodder for the country's satirists.
Alibaba made $9.3 billion on China's Single's Day, a popular online shopping day. But much of its success is due to its cooperation with the Chinese government in punishing dissidents.
Kyrgyzstan's 70-year-old former president Askar Akaev, overthrown in 2005, is among the most gifted academics in his country's history. He was also unquestionably corrupt. Should he be allowed home?
#swazijustice is a campaign calling for the release of Bheki Makhubu, editor of the Nation magazine and Thulani Maseko, a human rights lawyer, who were jailed in Swaziland for two years for writing an article critical of the judiciary in the country. The two were arrested on 17 March, 2014...