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9 May 2017

Stories from 9 May 2017

Iraq's Parliament Is ‘Convinced’ There's No Corruption Under Health Minister Hamoud. But Are Iraqis?

"Parliament’s satisfaction with Adilah Hamoud’s answers means the government believes that poor healthcare is what the people deserve from the corrupt minister."

Russian Pensioners Troll Opposition Leader in Awkward Rap Video

RuNet Echo

The video was produced by a fringe activist organization in Krasnodar called "Social Justice."

With an Eye on the Future, First Nations in Canada Are Switching From Audio Cassettes to Digital

Rising Voices

With a helping hand from the Indigitization project, First Nations communities in British Columbia are digitally preserving the rich cultural content contained in audio cassettes.

Let Us Spray: Orthodox Graffiti Comes to Russia

RuNet Echo

The Russian Orthodox Church and street art don’t tend to mix, but a recent collaboration between a provincial street artist and a priest has proven an exception to that rule.

The Ghost Towns Left Behind by Cuba's Shuttered Sugar Mills

What happened in the Cuban sugar towns after the mills of its primary industry were dismantled?

We're Living Longer, But Not Everyone Is Living Healthier

The World Health Organization confirms that we are living longer, but are we living healthier? Medigo, a health-specialized platform, says not everyone is.