Forced Migration and Resilience: How Countries Stand to Benefit | Miguel Rozo | TEDxTerryTalks
His family a victim of of political persecution, and even a kidnapping attempt on himself, Miguel talks about how an immigrants’ resilience to move forward compels…Read article
A Journey of Purpose: From Refugee Camp to University | Rhoda Philip | TEDxTerryTalks
Rhoda was born in a displaced peoples’ camp and at the age of 9 was moved to one of the world’s largest refugee camps (Kakuma). Here,…Read article
Ke Nako! Changing the African Conversation | Malaika Kapur & Kuzi Mutonga | TEDxTerryTalks
This talk offers a refreshing perspective on Africa by recognizing it as a thriving global business hub, and the epicentre of a youth dividend that will…Read article
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…Read article
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.…Read article
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).…Read article
Piece of Mine: A Conflict Minerals FAQ
– – – What are conflict minerals? Conflict minerals are natural resources whose illegal exploitation and trade in a context of war make millions in revenue…Read article
Global dance moves: Matt is at it again.
I especially loved one of the comments: “WHY IS A VIDEO ABOUT A PUDGY DUDE DANCING WITH PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD MAKING ME CRY?”Read article
Missing Al Jazeera reporter deported to Iran
Kim says: “I’m writing about a non-work matter that I thought you might be able to help me with. My dear friend Dorothy Parvaz is a…Read article
Killing Bill C-393 would be a facepalm of the highest possible order.
(Reprinted from Boingboing) Access to life-saving medicines is not a luxury, but a human right. ~Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network To me, the above statement is one…Read article