Perdido en el Siglo … Mundial, Part I

If you’re a blog skimmer rather than reader, please comment on this one question, would you be willing to occasionally volunteer some time to translate important blog posts from Spanish (or any other language) into English for Global Voices? And if so, how...

Killing the Ventriloquist

Nick Moraitis works for Amnesty International, is a concentrate bomb of do-gooding energy, and has lived in all of the West’s great multicultural, metropolitan bubbles of tolerance and metrosexuality. He could easily fit in as the keyboardist of any Brooklyn...

Globaphilia Is Better Than Pedophilia

Global village is a term, coined by Marshall McLuhan in his book The Gutenberg Galaxy, describing how electronic mass media collapse space and time barriers in human communication, enabling people to interact and live on a global scale. In this sense, the globe has...

Pitching Outside the Strike Zone Part IV

This post is the fourth part in a series and continues from here. A favorite pastime of both friends and family is career counseling with oso. It always starts with a emptyish complement: “you have such a natural talent for …” and then gets right to...
Entrevista con Juan Varela de Periodistas 21

Entrevista con Juan Varela de Periodistas 21

Entrevisté a Juan Varela del blog español, Periodistas 21, para una serie de Global Voices que cubre los blogeros nominados para un premio de Reporteros Sin Fronteras: ¿Porque empezaste Periodistas 21? Al principio era una herramienta de un periodista y consultor que...