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Pity for the Poor, or When Do We Get to Hear the Good News?

May 7, 2014

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When NGOs communicate, they often go for narratives of distress and disaster instead of showing progress and potential. The result is a distorted and stereotyped view of the world. Read the full post on Global Voices Online Advertisements

Blog Action Day 2012 Celebrates ‘The Power of We’

October 9, 2012

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So far, bloggers from 95 countries are ready to type with fast and fit fingers. For one day they will blog about one common theme creating a colorful collection of stories and reflections that will reach a collective audience of millions. On October 15, 2012 – it’s Blog Action Day! (…) Read the full post […]

Denmark: “Happy Divorces” with Big Banks

October 7, 2012

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“Are you sure you want to take out money here?” This question was posted across ATMs of the big banks in Denmark back in September. It was the warm-up for the ‘Bank Transfer Day’ that kicked off on October 1, 2012 (…) Read the full post on Global Voices online 

Podcast: Occupy This!

February 1, 2012

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[Published on Global Voices Online] In this episode we talk through some of the ideas and issues surrounding the global Occupy movement and protests, as we listen to recordings from our team in different parts of the world. Listen to the Global Voices Podcast February Edition: Occupy This! Occupy Denmark Global Voices in Danish co-editor, […]

Podcast: Brave New Year 2012

January 1, 2012

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[Published on Global Voices Online] In this edition of the podcast we take a look back over the year 2011, consider the similarities and differences between mainstream and new media journalism, learn about an inspiring Rising Voices meeting in Bolivia to support the development of an ethnically and socially diverse blogosphere. We also set off […]

Canada: The Start of the SlutWalk Movement

December 4, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices] This post is part of our special coverage SlutWalks 2011. Global Voices’ author, Maria Grabowski, interviews Heather Jarvis, the co-founder of the first SlutWalk initiative based in Toronto, Canada. Here, they talk about the background of the movement and its quick spread to the rest of the world. [See Jarvis’ Toronto […]

Podcast: Technology that Empowers!

December 1, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices] In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technology to fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got up to at the Mozilla Festival in London. We also mark World Aids Day by speaking to HIV/AIDS activists in Kenya […]