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8 January 2014

Stories from 8 January 2014

A Mobile Phone Based Virtual School System In Pakistan

Happy New Year from Philadelphia's “Drunk Racist Clown Parade”

The Bridge

The United States' longest-running folk festival is a dizzying array of bright colors, sequins, feathers—and racist stereotypes.

Prominent Russian Actor Asks Putin to Recriminalize Sodomy

RuNet Echo

A prominent Russian actor, Ivan Okhlobystin, is making headlines for his latest homophobic act: a public letter addressed to Vladimir Putin, asking the President to recriminalize sodomy in Russia.

Brazil's ‘Silent Revolution’ in Education, Inspired by Portugal

Imagine a school without classrooms, schedules or exams. A curriculum which is decided upon by the children, through consensus, and which includes subjects such as circus and meditation.

Reason for President of Central African Republic Djotodia Imminent Resignation

PHOTOS: Honor the Treaties With Native Indians

Honduran Journalists Use Sensationalised Crime Reporting as a Safety Measure

Honduras has become the ideal transit spot for international drug traffickers. Reporting about crime under this environment has become increasingly dangerous.

Dakar Rally Coming to Tupiza, Bolivia

Chinese President's Bun Shop Now Hub for Protestors

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