Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Health workers are at risk of catching Ebola as they treat patients. BBC Photo.

    Ghana: How Far Can the Ebola Crisis Go?

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    Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and parts of Nigeria are literally in the Ebola hemorrhagic fever lock-down. For months, these West African countries have been battling the contagious Ebola virus disease which has claimed over 1000 lives and left at least 2000 infected with the disease. Ebola is a deadly disease with no known medical […]

  • Russian agressors and terrorists in Ukraine. Picture from twitter.com/Kottem1

    Short list of Russian agressors

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    Important disclaimer by the author: “Futurechallenges.org wants to promote the understanding of people worldwide. We do not think in categories like “nations” because we think that this concept is the cause for conflicts in the globalized world. So when I as the author of this post write about “Russian terrorists” it does´t mean that […]

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    Spain: the countdown to an inequality time bomb

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      1,500 lawsuits and 500 politicians under impeachment, but only 20 of them in prison: these are the 2014 corruption figures in Spain. Research carried out in 2013 by the Universidad de Las Palmas assessed the social damage of corruption in Spain at €40 billion. That is to say, this […]

  • Fields in Sindh, Pakistan -- Photo by DFID on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

    Cultivable Land Creating Opportunities for Pakistani Women

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      Sindh government initiated a first-of-its-kind pilot project in 2008 to distribute 91,000 hectares of cultivable state land to thousands of poor and landless peasants, with specific focus on women. The Province of Sindh has traditionally been a patriarchal society mainly sustained by agriculture. While women have always played a vital […]