Monday, December 07, 2009

Pop Clips » 7 Dec 09

What a transparent day! Thousands of protesters defied the Islamic regime today by protesting during Student Day, chanting slogans against Ali Khamenei, the leader of the Islamic Republic, and protesting the government's foreign policy. Meanwhile, Hadi Ghaemi, a leading human rights activist, writes in Huffingtonpost: “Much of the international public and media consider mass protests in Iran to have ended, because images of hundreds of thousands of demonstrators no longer appear on TV screens… But the protest movement is alive and continues to challenge the legitimacy of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government, and to demand fundamental rights.”

As the world's nations gather in Copenhagen for the UN Convention on Climate Change, Madagascar, having already lost 90% of its original forest, faces continued threats from black market logging, threatening to destroy what is left of one of the world's most diverse ecosystems. Lova Rakotomalala reports.

From his home in Accra, Ghana, Global Voices author Mac-Jordan Holdbrookes-Degadjor discusses his prolific blogging and tweeting activity and his many collaborations with online communities. Here's how to help Mac-Jordan to get to Copenhagen for the climate change summit.

Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno found guilty on 2 counts

Drake reacts to his Grammy nominations, “best gift I ever had” - Sounding more like a Hollywood actor than rapper, Drake spoke to CNN about his two Grammy nominations.

Subir Bhowmik exposes Indian media's fabricated report on the arrest of ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa in Dhaka, Bangladesh and his subsequent transfer to India.

Cuba: One Year of Blogging from the Inside!


Dawn's Work At Home Blog is going to donate 75% of all blog donations received by Dec 20th to various charities that help families...

Kiva is not quite what it seems,” says David Roodman on The Open Book Blog on the Center for Global Development. And Matt Flannery from online micro-lender Kiva.org responds.

Blog Traffic Falling? Here's WHY::: - I've noticed traffic to my blog falling off over the last few weeks, while at the same time, the number of those reading my blog has grown...
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