When I think of urban farms, I typically think of gentrifying neighborhoods in places like Austin and Brooklyn…not Gaza.
Though human trafficking may seem like a thing that only occurs in eastern Europe and in Asia, the United States is a common destination for human trafficking victims.
Here are some of the best articles that we found this week.
Roma kids are often taught in separate classrooms, corralled to play in a separate recess facility and are refused from eating hot lunch with the Slovakian kids in at least one school.
The position that the LAPD and other police forces across the country is a problematic one, not least because it often gets in the way of them doing their own jobs.
Instead of making it easier, it’s often made more difficult for women to access contraception and sexual health information
The overlap of race and class that results in the meme-ing of Charles Ramsey, of Kai and of Antoine Dodson is simply an extension of the fact that we expect people of lower classes to perform for us if they want our sympathy.
People are always trying to find things to pinpoint the blame on when discussing the country’s failing schools, some more politically correct than others.
In Egypt, while much of the attention has been focused on politics and sexual assaults in the country, there are other more mundane concerns that take place there as well.
All of the links that we thought were worthy of notice last week (or, more honestly, that we noticed last week).
There’s no denying that Instagram is filled with pictures of what people ate for brunch that day – and that can be used for a purpose.
And it definitely didn’t need to get as bad as it did for us to pay attention.
An estimated 30 to 40 million trees are chopped down each year for firewood and, at this point, somewhere between 90 to 98 percent of the country’s trees are gone.
Though we are constantly hammered over the head by proclamations of students’ ineptitude compared to other countries, it seems that the picture is not nearly as clear as proponents of charter schools would like us to think.
As many as 100,000 drug dealers recently roamed the streets of Rio de Janeiro.
The government’s official policy is that immigrants have no right to a taxpayer-funded lawyer if they face deportation.
As many people have detailed, it can often be easier and less expensive, especially when taking food deserts into account, to buy fast food than to buy groceries.
France is one of the largest hubs for immigration in the world.
Using pre-fabricated buildings, stripping out air-conditioning and even training visitors to help with post-operative care, the group believes it can cut the cost of heart surgery to an astonishing 800 dollars.
Here is a list of articles that I’ve found illuminating, informative and plain irritating.
Without an explanation for poverty’s creation, there’s no clear identifiable way to fix it – or maybe even a will to fix it.
If you live in California, that is.
Whether or not we personally know anyone affected by the building collapse in Bangladesh, we’re all affected.
The lesson of the video isn’t just that you can buy a metric ton of beer in China.