Arab Perspectives on Obama

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Is he working for peace? [Our Enchanted Garden / Flickr] As a coda to Obama's whirlwind tour of the Middle East, two Arab angles on what he offers that part of the world: Twenty-eight-year-old Wassim, a Syrian Arab, describes himself as "awakening in a modern and bewildering world gone insane." He feels ...

Campaign Website Award

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

[Larsz / Flickr] Genevieve Sponsler caught this post in her daily trolling of Voices without Votes (a very cool site that tracks foreign opinion about Campaign 08). In it, a South African expat living in Ireland comments on the style and effectiveness of the three remaining candidates' websites. Highest points go ...

Five Years Old: Part II

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Iraqi refugees in Syria [James Gordon / Flickr] Iraqi Kurdish woman [James Gordon / Flickr] Global Voices, which highlights bloggers from around the world, has developed a very cool election-08 project called Voices Without Votes. Its goal is a close cousin of ours: it focuses on citizen media created by non-Americans about ...