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17 April 2014

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Would Confucius Support the Sunflower Movement in Taiwan?

"Children should bow to their parents, students should pay respect to their teachers, and people should obey the government. As a result, the students' resistance must be wrong."

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Linda Jaivin: Sex, Sinology and the Translator

The Bridge

When Linda Jaivin isn't writing erotica, historical novels, plays or poetry, it's probably because she's translating a film by a renowned Chinese filmmaker, or lyrics by a young rocker.

13 April 2014

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Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 15 of 2014

RuNet Echo

At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.

12 April 2014

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Graphic Novel “Los Once” Remembers History Through Fiction

Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.

11 April 2014

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Documentary Unearths the Story of Eminent Puerto Rican Ramón Emeterio Betances

Despite being considered one of “the fathers of the homeland,” Puerto Rican official history barely mentions him, and many people on the island perhaps only know his name.

9 April 2014

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PHOTOS: Picnicking Under Japan's Cherry Blossoms

"Hanami", as the activity of flower viewing is called in Japanese, is in full bloom now that cherry blossom season has arrived.

8 April 2014

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In Havana, a Book in Exchange for Nothing

"This book belongs to whoever finds it in exchange for giving it away again after reading it so that other people can enjoy it."

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Lullabies of the World: What's Your Favorite?

Lullabies aren't just for babies, they're for grown ups too. Submit your favorite sleepy tunes to PRI's new app, The World's Lullabies.

2 April 2014

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South Korea Launches Probe of Violence and Rape Culture in Sports World

South Korea's women's national curling team coach was fired for sexual, verbal and financial abuse of team members, the latest case in a string of disturbing abuse allegations in sports.

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RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.

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