Why we cannot isolate the Israeli/Palestinian conflict (with an audio interview)

  Denver, CO, March 2, 2013 – John Davies-Schley (16 years old, Denver Center for International Studies)This is a reflection of John Davies-Schley following his interaction with former Israeli soldiers and his interview with Denver locals on the complexity of the Israeli/Palestinian issue. The dirty little secret about complexity is that it’s everywhere. Consider that…

The “Champs-Élysées” of al Zaatari, the life of Syrians living after asylum – Manar Madane

Journalist Manar Madane reports on the development of the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, al Zaatari. (Article and video by Manar Madane in Jordan, 31/12/2013. Translated from Arabic by Google) Try and to cope with reality – it is a picture full of movement and life and production of the camp Zaatari, depravity “Champs-Elysees” or…

How has the globalization of hip-hop affected East African Youth?

The spread of hip-hop onto the global sphere can present somewhat of a paradox. On the one hand, hip-hop is a symbolic fight by the weak against oppressive forces; forces who have dominated social, economic, and political wealth throughout time.  On the other hand, hip-hop has become such a global phenomenon that the “invisible hand”…