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L. Finch

I'm a US-born, Spain-based writer, editor, and translator. From 2014-2018, I was the news editor for Global Voices.

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Latest posts by L. Finch

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 26-March 4, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 204 countries. Number 129 on the list? Martinique. And number 13? Taiwan.

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 19-25, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from the majority of the world's countries. Number 31 on the list? Macedonia. And number 191? Comoros.

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 12-18, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 68 on the list? Honduras. And number 139? Somalia.

What Were Global Voices’ Readers up to Last Week?

During the week of February 5-11, 2018, Global Voices' stories and translations attracted readers from 195 countries!

In 2017, Stories of Resilience, Creativity and Love Were Plentiful

Injustice abounds, but the human spirit is alive, kicking, and as beautiful as ever. Take a look at these highlights of Global Voices' coverage in 2017.

In a Polarized Spain, What Does It Mean to Be Spanish?

"To be Spanish is not to carry the flag, nor is it to furiously shout phrases of hate that I hope you don't feel."

Outside Venezuela: Into the Deep Podcast

Two Venezuelan women who left their country at different times for different reasons. This is their story.

‘Bodies Die, Countries Don't': Are You Listening? Podcast

In this episode, we take you to Venezuela, Indian-administered Kashmir, Thailand, Nigeria, and Brazil.

It’s a Small World After All: Into the Deep Podcast

Spend time with someone from a different country or who speaks a different language, and you'll soon realize you have more in common than you first thought.

What's Old Is New: Are You Listening? Podcast

We take you to Jamaica, Indonesia, Syria, Macedonia and Ethiopia for tales of remembering, revival and resurgence in this podcast.

The Face of Resistance: Are You Listening? Podcast

In this episode, we take you to India, Japan, Australia, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago to introduce you to the Face of Resistance in a globalized world.

Her Syrian Resistance: Into the Deep Podcast

When we want to truly understand what’s going on in Syria, we, at Global Voices, always turn to Marcell Shehwaro.

There Were Many Bright Spots to Be Found Amid the Doom and Gloom of 2016

Here's a list of 41 Global Voices stories about the strength and creativity of the human spirit, proving that 2016 wasn't an annus horribilis through and through.

Bangladesh’s New Year's Celebration of Diversity: Into the Deep Podcast

What might look like just a street party is actually a creative stand for unity—and against the forces of intolerance who seek to divide and oppress Bangladeshis.

Things Are Not What They Seem: The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast

This week, we take you to Paraguay, Iran, Qatar and the Caribbean.

Love Trumps Hate: The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast

This week we start in the US, where Omar Mohamad narrates his piece "America I used to love you", and then we take you to Cuba, Syria, and Taiwan.

Who Is Duterte? Into the Deep Podcast

He’s called US President Obama a son of a whore. His war on drugs has killed thousands. But that’s only half the story when it comes to Philippines President Duterte.

She Needs Justice: The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast

This week, we’ll introduce you to women seeking or achieving justice in Poland, Uruguay, Russia and Syria.

‘No’ to Peace in Colombia: Into the Deep Podcast

This week, we dig deep into why Colombians voted down a peace deal that would have brought an end to a war that has lasted for more than 50 years.

The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: We, the People

This week, we speak to our contributors Elizabeth Rivera, Giovanna Salazar and Juan Tadeo about popular discontent with politics in Mexico.

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