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The Bloodiest World Cup& Modern Day Slavery!

Besides the long days working in the heat, having their passports withheld, and being lied to about the conditions of the work, Nepali and Indian workers are dying in huge numbers in Qatari construction sites for preparation of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. 88 more words


NIGERIA'S ELECTIONS: G. Jonathan and M. Buhari Must Prepare to Lose ....

New York Times editorial piece on Nigeria’s  Miserable Choices caught my attention a few weeks back. As Nigerian Americans, we continue to welcome the international community’s focus on the upcoming elections. 348 more words


It's Women's Week--And that's important.

If you attend college–any college–you’ve probably seen flyers plastered around campus advertising for women’s week events. The last week in March has traditionally been deemed “Women’s Week” to celebrate the end of Women’s History Month. 717 more words

The Wonder of Whales

In our last blog I wrote about the awe and wonder of touching grey whales and their newborn calves in San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja, Mexico. 1,089 more words


Major Water Shortage On The Horizon

As citizens of the developed world, we almost always take water for granted. After all, it is only a turn of the tap away. However, as you probably already know, access to clean water is much harder to come by in other parts of the world. 742 more words

Winter Peace in Brezovica - part 2

After a week of informative and inspiring lectures, workshops and discussions, our group was ready to put what we had learned into practice.

But before that, we had a „break“ day, when we went altogether for an very interesting and inspiring excursion. 707 more words