Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

What’s hot in…?

The Future Challenges blogger network spans the whole world. Our bloggers can provide an on-the-ground perspective on important developments and events in their regions. Future Challenges’ bloggers usually write about Global Issues based on the theme of Globalization. These posts usually aren’t breaking news, but they provide a local view on topics that are of utmost importance for their countries and regions.

Our new section “What’s hot in…?” is a new opportunity for our blogger network to publish their personal views on current developments in their regions: topics that are “hot” right now and may not necessarily tie into the themes of the current Global Issue.

What’s hot?

  • 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 […]