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These posts are part of The Bridge, featuring original writing, opinion, commentary and investigation from the unique perspective of the Global Voices community.

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28 April 2015

We Are Working To Prevent Explosions: Spoken Word in East Africa

"‘The youth... are like time bombs. We are working to prevent explosions. If words are never let out, we’ll explode!"

14 April 2015

Inside Amsterdam’s ‘New University’ Student Occupation

Journalists and photographers Roberto Pizzato and Nicola Zolin offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the "New University" movement's two-month student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.

10 April 2015

Could #IranTalks Signal a New Deal for Iran and the US?

A perspective on the Iranian nuclear agreement and what it means for Iranian people, human rights, and peace.

1 April 2015

The Next Hotel You Stay At Might Be Run By Global Voices

Global Voices is set to bolster its future sustainability with a series of innovative business enterprises.

23 March 2015

Six Reasons You Should Visit Malapascua, Philippines, at Least Once in Your Life

Deciding which of the 7,000 Philippine islands to visit is no easy task. Marie Bohner makes a strong case for one in particular.

Mexico's Airwaves Aren't the Same Without Journalist Carmen Aristegui

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui says her firing is an attack on freedom of expression; her bosses say it's a breach of confidence. Either way, this is not her first rodeo.

20 March 2015

When 1.3 Billion Become Environmental Refugees

In light of the state of China's environment, perhaps the country's 1.3 billion people should be considered environmental refugees.

Why I Love Norooz

What's not to love about Norooz? It marks the beginning of the new year for people in Iran and elsewhere in the region.

Pakistani Musicians Captivate Audiences at SXSW in Austin, Texas With Booming Hypnotic Beats

The rockstars of the night were Pakhtun musical quartet Khumariyaan from Peshawar.

19 March 2015

Sentenced to Death in Kafkastan

Totalitarianism and bureaucracy no longer exist. Innocent people are no longer put on trial. Any resemblance this post might bear to reality is the fault of reality alone.

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