Hello everyone It has been a very long time … long enough for me to collect lots of ideas for posts.
It’s cold outside, you’re staying in, putting on your heating, your TV and you head for long nice hot shower. How’s that going to look like on your Continue reading
On Thursday 16th of November I got a chance to meet Aidil Fitr, Muslim Rasyid y Hariansyah Usman. The three environmental activists from Sumatra, Indonesia have been fighting for years against the paper industries in their home regions. Right now they are Continue reading
There’s nothing good about parents struggling to feed their children, thousands of families becoming homeless, about competent teachers loosing their jobs and teaching without books.
There’s nothing good about rising xenophobia (i. e. Golden Dawn in Greece) and public health care being suddenly only for some of the citizens. Continue reading
In reality, history is a very biased area of teaching and especially a very biased way of thinking. “History is not just what-really-happened-in-the-past, but a complex intersection of truths, bias and Continue reading
In 2002, at the first congress Global Education had been defined as “Education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the world, and awakens them to bring Continue reading
The call it the “biggest company you never heard of.” But soon you will hear about it because its becoming even bigger. Next month we will hear about a impressive merger in the business world: the one of Anglo-Swiss multinational mining company Xstrata and the Swiss Continue reading
Last year Barclays, Samsung and Freeport McMoran sweared they are good and not harming anyone. Barclays – betting on food and therefore making people starve all over the planet – was not convincing enough and won the Jury award for the most harmful company in 2011. Continue reading
That’s more or less what the Barcelona Consensus is trying to create calling it a world livable for all. The basic document of the Consensus called Declaration 1.0 starts with the very true words: “The current global situation is unacceptable: it is structurally violent, Continue reading