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International Political Forum Australasia

How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes

This article was written by Fenton Lutunatabua for 350.org, an organization building a global climate movement, and was republished on Global Voices as part of a content sharing agreement. Climate change is hitting the Pacific Islands hard. Sea levels are rising, temperatures are increasing, worsening storm surges and flooding have contaminated fresh water supplies and ruined crops. Already, […]

International Political Forum Media

Google’s Loon Project vs Facebook’s Connectivity Lab: The Broadband Arms Race Heats Up

For the two-thirds of the world that cannot access the Internet, the broadband connectivity arms race between Facebook and Google is providing hope that soon they too may soon be surfing the web. Various reasons prevent people from connecting to the internet where they live – be it censorship, a problem certainly in North Korea […]

International Political Forum France

French Hypocrisy.

The French authorities have prohibited a public demonstration in support of the Palestinians in Gaza victims of Israeli aggression. The country which prides itself on its defense of human rights is turning a blind eye to the sufferings of Palestinians whom are subjected to massive onslaughts by the Israeli war machine. My father who served […]

International Political Forum Asia

This Woman Marched Thousands Of Kilometers Across Pakistan For Her Brother And Balochistan’s Missing People

Disappearances are not uncommon in Balochistan, where Baloch nationalists are fighting an armed resistance against the Pakistani state. Yet, the tale of “missing people” in Pakistan’s largest province remains one of the most under-reported stories in the world. Farzana Majeed’s brother, Zakir Majeed, is one of the missing. She has dedicated the last few years of her life to keeping her […]

International Political Forum Human Rights

If I Were A Dictator, I Would Consider You My Enemy

This post is part of a special series of articles by blogger and activist, Marcell Shehwaro, describing the realities of life in Syria during the ongoing armed conflict between forces loyal to the current regime, and those seeking to oust it. For you to understand the situation more accurately, allow me to place you in […]


 
 
 

 
International Political Forum

How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes

This article was written by Fenton Lutunatabua for 350.org, an organization building a global climate movement, and was republished on Global Voices as part of a content sharing agreement. Climate change is hitting the Pacif...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

Google’s Loon Project vs Facebook’s Connectivity Lab: The Broadband Arms Race Heats Up

For the two-thirds of the world that cannot access the Internet, the broadband connectivity arms race between Facebook and Google is providing hope that soon they too may soon be surfing the web. Various reasons prevent people ...
by Brandon Engel
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International Political Forum

The Death And Gloom Of Donetsk And Gaza

There were two headline-grabbing events on Thursday, July 17: the downing of Malaysian Flight MH17, presumably by separatists in eastern Ukraine, and the beginning of Israel’s ground assault into the Gaza Strip. While the for...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

French Hypocrisy.

The French authorities have prohibited a public demonstration in support of the Palestinians in Gaza victims of Israeli aggression. The country which prides itself on its defense of human rights is turning a blind eye to the su...
by Nadim Souss
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International Political Forum

This Woman Marched Thousands Of Kilometers Across Pakistan For Her Brother And Balochistan’s Missing People

Disappearances are not uncommon in Balochistan, where Baloch nationalists are fighting an armed resistance against the Pakistani state. Yet, the tale of “missing people” in Pakistan’s largest province remains one of th...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

If I Were A Dictator, I Would Consider You My Enemy

This post is part of a special series of articles by blogger and activist, Marcell Shehwaro, describing the realities of life in Syria during the ongoing armed conflict between forces loyal to the current regime, and those seek...
by Global Voices
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