Tagged: history

Towards Tahrir, Nov. 2012

One Year Since My Tahrir

One year ago this week it was Chris and I running around the streets of Cairo, getting a crash course in revolution from some of the most passionate, charming, and welcoming people one could ever have the good fortune of...

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Frank Edward Nora: The Audio Curator

MP3 Audio [42 MB]DownloadShow URL Frank Edward Nora believes, as that now cliché Chinese proverb says, we actually do live in very interesting times. Part of his love and dedication to creating original audio content and preserving bits of audio...
 

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The Activist Origins of Twitter

MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL “… Just like the telephone, the mobile phone, or the television was and is weird, so is twitter.” – Rabble.   Rabble was the first ever employee at twitter and had the opportunity to watch...
 

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As the Sun Sets on the Gdansk Shipyard

MP3 Audio [8 MB]DownloadShow URL The shipyard of Gdansk Poland is legendary both for its well known capacity to build ships and the labor struggles that would send shock waves of inspiration to the entire world. The tireless and selfless...
 

Graves in Bosnia. Photo by NeonMan on flickr.

Lamija Tanović: The Journey from Yugoslavia to Bosnia

MP3 Audio [43 MB]DownloadShow URL Lamija Tanović grew up in a Yugoslavia with a quality of life that makes today’s Bosnia look like another planet. A time where values such as education, cooperation, and participation were essential. An era that...
 

Sarajevo Train Station, May 2013.

Kurt Bassuener: Bosnia 101

MP3 Audio [29 MB]DownloadShow URL “People here are a whole lot more rational than they give themselves credit for.  They all think they are more moderate than the norm; they don’t realize they are the norm.” Kurt Bassuener has been...