1.4 Billion of people live of less than 1.5 Dollar a day. Wanna try?
The Live Below the Line project challenges people around the world to step into the shoes of the poorest and live on less than 1.5 Dollar a day for five days. This year it will take place from May 7th until May 11. Continue reading →
In St. Petersburg, “gay” is possibly about to become an unspeakable word.
“They did it. Conservative lawmakers in Saint Petersburg just passed the notorious “propaganda” law to silence any reading, writing, speech or debate on anything ‘gay’”, the social movement AllOut.org reports. Continue reading →
The question is: how far are we willing to go to make the world better for everyone?
That is always and definitely a good basis for discussion. If you want to make the argument even more heated, introduce this idea to your next talk: eradicate poverty by eliminating borders. Continue reading →
Let’s imagine for a moment that there is a simple solution to most of the problems our societies have these days. Let’s call this solution equality.
It’s not my idea really, even if it does seem quite logical to me. It is however the main idea of a booked called The Spirit Level. Who is behind the book? It’s the same man who said that if Americans want to live the American dream, they better move to Denmark.
The New York Times has been asking this week: “Is the US still a Land of Opportunities”?
If you are a woman – or ever plan on living with one – read carefully. This might influence your future.
We all know that there is no real equality between men and women in today’s world. What is also sure, is that there are countries which are a little closer to achieving equality than others. Continue reading →