Is Capitalism bankrupt?

It would take 4.4 earths for there to be enough for everybody to consume as much as the average American. ‘Counting the Cost,’ a news channel on Al Jazeera asks…

Shuga: Love, Sex, Money

Shuga – an MTV production in collaboration with UNICEF and other partners, including the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) – is a hard-hitting drama series based in…

World Press Photos of the Year 2012

World Press Photo of the Year 2011, Samuel Aranda A woman holds her wounded son in her arms, inside a mosque used as a field hospital by demonstrators against the rule…

The Zambian Chipolopolo Boys win for Africa

Photo source: Truly Zambian The story of the weekend goes to Zambia: the once written-off underdog of African football – the Chipolopolo Boys** or Copper Bullet Boys – upset the…

2011 and the new human rights movement

Amnesty International’s A Year of Rebellion, A Year of Hope film (2012) For many people, the world was transfixed on only one place last year: the Arab springs of the…

Charles Dickens: the social justice campaigner

Has it been 200 years already? This week marks two centuries since the birth of the great English novelist and social campaigner Charles Dickens, in 1812. One of the best…

Infographic: Ten ways to stop wasting water

Link to full size Every Drop Counts infographic (2011) When was the last time you counted every drop of water you use on an average day? The infographic workshop factory…