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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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26 June 2015

Pictures of Chinese People Scanning QR Codes

Apart from mobile boarding passes and the occasional event ticket, in many countries QR codes have never quite caught on. In China, however, they're everywhere.

17 June 2015

Abortion in Chile, a Clandestine Choice

There are few topics in Chile as controversial as abortion, which is prohibited in the country under one of the most restrictive laws in the world.

6 June 2015

Why the US Indictments Against FIFA Must Be About Corruption

There has been much discussion about the United States' motivation behind the FIFA arrests - so is it a power grab or is it about doing the right thing?

5 June 2015

What Does Turkey's General Election Promise for Women?

'We must begin the process of overturning the status quo and demand more of all the parties that make it into the next parliament.'

29 May 2015

Reclaiming The Weeping Time

Those enslaved in the American South weren't merely victims, but people who succeeded against the odds, say descendants of slaves sold at an historic auction campaigning to reclaim that dignity.

16 May 2015

For Pakistan's Struggling National Airline, Balochistan Comes Last

An investigation by our partner site The Balochistan Point reveals major discrepancies in operations of Pakistan's national airline PIA in its poorest and largest province Balochistan.

12 May 2015

Can This US Presidential Hopeful Capture Republican and Latino Hearts?

Marco Rubio is one of the most-watched Republican candidates because of what he represents to a new generation of Latinos, but he has a number of hurdles to overcome.

‘Stop Destroying Our Communities For Coal We Cannot Use’

We were united in our message to end coal reliance and accelerate the transition to renewable energy that should have begun yesterday.

11 May 2015

How Kelly Golnoush Niknejad’s ‘Tehran Bureau’ Bridges Iran and the West

In the second installment of this series focused on Iranian journalists, Global Voices asks Kelly Golnoush Niknejad about the early days of Tehran Bureau.

4 May 2015

#NepalQuake Shook Nepal, But The Nepali Spirit Remains Undaunted

"It was an Armageddon," writes Sanjib Chaudhary of his experience in the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. "But our never-dying spirit hasn’t subsided. We will soon bounce back."

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