[Review] Rewire

[Review] Rewire

Ethan has crafted a beautiful, engaging book for all who seek to transcend the cultural, political, and linguistic barriers that history has placed between us. Unfortunately, I fear that those of us who aspire to global citizenship are a small and diminishing...
Getutza

Getutza

Gabriela Tanasan teaching Getutza how to shoot video. When I was in Romania last September I had the distinct privilege of meeting Getutza, one of the bloggers trained as part of the Blogging the Dream project in Campulung Moldovenesc, a small town in the north of the...
Global Voices and Foko on the BBC

Global Voices and Foko on the BBC

Georgia and Ivan were on BBC’s Pods & Blogs show a couple days ago discussing the past, present, and future of Global Voices. I have made a track of just their segment in order to save my esteemed readers from having to listen to a piece on virtual guide...
In Which the Internet Buys Suso a Door

In Which the Internet Buys Suso a Door

I am interested in the capacity of citizen media to capitalize our best intentions by creating a community of good will among individuals who would otherwise likely never meet. Marinade on this: a Trinidadian, Puerto Rican living in NYC, Argentinian living in Canada,...

Street Poetry from Calcutta

An eBook version of Kalam’s annual anthology of poetry from marginalized communities in Calcutta is now available on Rising Voices. A $5 PayPal donation is suggested. I’ll be honest, I’ve never been the biggest fan of poetry, at least compared to...