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Planet and Environment
Planet and Environment

"If Liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear."
~George Orwell.

Speed bumps of life

Speed bumps are there to slow you down. They seem also to reflect many other impulses and reflect some of the pecularities of the human condition

Nairobi, Africa and David Mamet

The congested streets of downtown reveal a thriving city and yet, the surrounding roads around the downtown are congealed masses of traffic, spewing diesel fumes and laying waste to time like nothing else. A ten minute journey with no traffic takes 60-90 minutes with traffic. Nothing moves. Traff...

The Gray Zone Part Two Malawi

Malawi is but one example of an African country struggling to feed itself and to develop its economic and political structures. It is one of the poorer countries in Africa.

Poverty, The “Gray Zone” of Life in Africa Part One

In the book Behind the Beautiful Flowers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, author Katherine Boo describes the quality of life in one of India’s largest slums. Next door to this ravaged slum sits a five star hotel, evidence of the booming real estate in Mumbai.