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Solana Larsen · November, 2009

I am a Danish-Puerto Rican journalist and activist, living in Berlin. I am the former Managing Editor of Global Voices (this website). Previously I worked with openDemocracy.net. On Twitter, I am @solanasaurus, and once upon a time I blogged at Solanasaurus.com.

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Latest posts by Solana Larsen from November, 2009

USA: Conflict Cell Phones

Rima Abdelkader reports from New York about ‘conflict cell phones’ in the Democratic Republic of Congo on her CUNY University journalism blog.

And the best country in the world is….

We thought: "The Economist doesn't know everything!" and launched our own global survey of what the "best country" in the world is. Global Voices will award a Putumayo African Reggae...

Denmark: The Climate Debt Agents are Coming

The Climate Debt Agents are group of men and women from Denmark and Africa who are taking on the challenge of getting developed countries to pay their climate debt to...

USA: Photo of Immigration Data Wishlist

Spot.us shares a photo of an immigration data wishlist compiled on a white board at the California Data Camp.

USA: Veterans ask Obama to reconsider Afghanistan

Brave New Foundation posts a petition and YouTube video with young veterans asking Obama not to send more troops to Afghanistan.

Denmark: Immigrants offered money to leave the country

Denmark is offering immigrants from “non-Western” countries 100,000 Danish kroners (US$20,000) if they volunteer to move “home”. A Facebook group protesting the law has been set up to collect 100,000...

USA: Responding to Hate Crimes against Latino Immigrants

The murder of an Ecuadorian man in Suffolk County, New York in 2008 is one of dozens of hate crimes against Latino immigrants in the past 10 years, say Restore...

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