The True Cost of the World Cup

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is quickly approaching, and with it also comes excitement and controversy. But, have you heard any news of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar? It might seem too soon, but the violations of human rights have already been set in motion. In September of 2013 The Guardian had a special […]

World Humanitarian Day

Today is World Humanitarian Day, and we couldn’t be left out of this celebration. For those who don’t know, the date was created in memory of August 19, 2003, when 22 aid workers were killed in a bombing at the UN headquarters in Baghdad, including humanitarian worker Sérgio Vieira de Mello. It’s a day to commemorate […]

Hero

Modern Hero Manifesto

I choose to believe this project ultimately helps people. And it might make me a good person, but it does not make me a better person. These are times of superlatives. Thinner, prettier, smarter, richer and better are modern standards of superiority – creating eventual inferiority complexes. Long were the days of equality (if such […]

The 25-Kilometer Change

In one side of the spectrum we have those (including myself) who enjoy the benefits of our modern world; on the other side, we encounter those who stand motionless waiting for their change. In between, a 25-kilometer walk