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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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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.

8 April 2015

How Not to Write About Smartphones and Spain

In defence of Spain's right to be portrayed accurately—and as smartphone-addicted as everybody else.

3 April 2015

Let's Stop for a Moment and Take in the Joy in Iran Right Now

Before wading into the landmark nuclear framework reached by Iran and six world powers, Global Voices Persian editor Mahsa Alimardani soaks in the happiness it caused among the Iranian people.

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.

24 March 2015

Talking to Golnaz Esfandiari, English-Language Journalism's ‘Bridge’ to Iran

Global Voices speaks to Golnaz Esfandiari, a senior correspondent at RFE/RL and one of the few journalists based outside of Iran writing in English about the country's nuances and intricacies.

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.

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