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8 January 2014

Daily archive · 4 posts

Stories from 8 January 2014

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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