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
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,…Read article
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…Read article
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…Read article
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…Read article
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…Read article
SENSibility: The GEO 5 Report (and why I noticed)
Vancouver, July 17, 2012. On June 6 of this year, the United Nations Environment Program released its GEO 5 Report. This report, the fifth in an…Read article
INFOGRAPHIC: Is Food a Right?
By marion benkaiouche,
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…Read article