"Project" Blog for 2007

Part II with Pete O’Neal

posted by the listening project on Friday, September 14th, 2007

Like everywhere else we went, in Tanzania we spoke (and listened) to people from all walks of life about their views of the United States. Around Arusha, several people mentioned an American we should talk to, a guy named Pete O’Neal who had been living in Tanzania for over 30 years. It didn’t make sense […]


Afghanistan Marks Independence Day Amidst Violence

posted by Han on Monday, August 20th, 2007

Yesterday – August 19th – was Independence Day in Afghanistan. It marks Afghanistan’s liberation from Britain in 1919, following the third British-Afghan war. The Afghan people have fought back so many invaders, it seems they could celebrate it every day.
According to the International Herald Tribune:
Karzai delivered his Independence Day address in a stadium that was […]


What do you think of America?

posted by the listening project on Friday, August 10th, 2007

We are still listening and want to hear from you, through your videos, photos, writing, and more. This where you can express your opinion and thoughts. The listening continues…


Mid-East joy at BBC man’s release

posted by the listening project on Thursday, July 5th, 2007

We were so happy to hear that Alan Johnston was free. He was on our side, he was innocent and he had nothing to do with the occupation.
Palestinian journalists
Palestinian journalists celebrate the release of Alan Johnston
It is not the Palestinian way to treat guests badly; it was shameful to make him suffer like that.
We know […]



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