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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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20 December 2014

Is A Citizens’ Awakening The Cure For Mexico's “Cancer”?

Recent protest activity on the part of Mexicans may be the beginnings of a cure for the "cancer that’s eating Mexico from the inside," writes Robert Valencia.

22 November 2014

How the Tunisian Electoral Authority Robbed Me of the Right to Vote

On the eve of her country's presidential elections, one Tunisian expatriate suspects politics are at the root of at a rule-change by the electoral authority that prevents her from voting.

19 November 2014

Western Commentators Still Getting Turkey's Gezi Park Protests Wrong

Over a year after the Gezi Park protests rocked Turkey, some are still going to considerable effort to misunderstand them.

16 November 2014

Kuwait Sentences 1,000 Bidoon Children to Illiteracy

Children from Kuwait's stateless Bidoon minority received a rude awakening when they tried to attend school this year.

11 November 2014

Prison in Bahrain: A Tale of Torture

Following the death of Hasan Alshaikh due to torture, Global Voices author Mohamed Hassan details his own experience being tortured by Bahrain authorities.

5 November 2014

Tunisian Election Paves the Way for a Brave New Future of Plural Democracy

A high turnout, a relatively trouble-free vote and the candidates' acceptance of the results of Tunisia's October 26 election signal the country's maturing as a democracy.

3 November 2014

A Stretch of Asphalt Where Our Freedoms Should Be

Somewhere, lost in the brouhaha over a controversial stretch of highway in Trinidad, a protestor's hunger strike and misinterpretations of a key report, is the real point of it all.

21 October 2014

This is What Happens When Ricky Martin’s Hits Get an Indie Spin

No matter what you think about Ricky Martin, he's one of Puerto Rico's most cherished international exports who has put the spotlight on the island.

20 October 2014

Beyond an Ebola-Free Nigeria

Nigeria should not rest following the declaration by the World Health Organization of being Ebola-free.

17 October 2014

When Journalism Isn't Quite Enough

In writing about subjects that demand a passionate response, classic journalistic style can be a very blunt tool.

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