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9 August 2014

Stories from 9 August 2014

Religion and Spirituality Get Tech Savvy in India

Indian tech entrepreneurs and start-ups have taken on ventures trying to tap on Indians' passion on religion and spirituality. This raises issues like whether marketing “God’s” products are ethical.

Indigenous Libraries As Social Venues

Volunteers from Slovenia, Macedonia and Serbia Are Joining Forces to Rebuild After Catastrophic Floods

Over 50 volunteers from Slovenia, Macedonia, and Serbia have gathered in Kraljevo, Serbia in a self-organized labor action to help rebuild the damage done by floods in the region.

What Gardening Has Taught Me About Civic Responsibility

The Bridge

Our Trinidad-based Caribbean editor has learned a lot of things in her garden. She shares eight seeds that germinated into her civic consciousness here.

TJournal's Vadim Elistratov Says It's a Political Time to Be Russian

RuNet Echo

Elistratov explains the creep of politics in Russian daily life, saying the recent barrage of oppressive laws is changing the tone of the country's social discourse.

Investment Deal with China Leaves Jamaicans With More Questions Than Answers

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