Posts from the ‘global’ category

The Story of Obedience | Serbulent Turan | TEDxTerryTalks

In this TEDx talk, Serbulent Turan tries to formulate an answer to the age-old question “why do we obey?” using the hybridity between political science and…

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Collaborative Lessons Learnt from the Ugandan Deaf Community: Nidhi Joseph and Ooi Koon Peng at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

During a UBC International Service Learning summer placement, Nidhi Joseph and Ooi Koon Peng travelled to Uganda to work on literacy programs with a community library.…

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Children from around the world and where they sleep.

I always find this kind of photojournalism incredibly compelling (for instance, one of my favourite books to give as a present is Menzel D’Aluisio’s Hungry Planet).…

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Child Slavery: The Bitter Truth behind the Chocolate Industry

– – – DESCRIPTION OF THE ISSUE How much money does the chocolate industry make every year? The global chocolate industry in 2010 made $83.2 billion,…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Is Food a Right?

On October 7, 2013, Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted the West End Food Festival. One of the numerous events part of this festival included a panel discussion…

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Parliament Betrays People in Developing Countries Needing Medicines – Bill C-398 Voted Down

Statement from the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and the Grandmothers Advocacy Network. (link) NOVEMBER 28, 2012 – We are profoundly disappointed that Parliament has decided to reject…

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A moment of your time: about Bill C-398 and how Canadians can contribute to global health

Dear Canadians: On wednesday, a very important piece of policy will be discussed in parliament.   It’s called Bill C-398 and it deserves our attention.  It…

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Terry Project Podcast #15: Abdu Returns to Libya

We look at post-Gaddafi Libya through the eyes of one UBC student, Abdurrahman Mihirig, who risked his life to defend his country. Hosted by: Gordon Katic…

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SENSibility: This is Not the Endgame in Syria

Vancouver, August 15 2012. As the Syrian Tragedy continues to unfold in bloody slow motion, there is much talk of entering an “endgame” phase of the…

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Globally relevant infographics via the Olympic Rings.

Gustavo Sousa “uses the five colorful rings, representing each of the five continents taking part in the games every four years, to display a series of…

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