Are You Afraid of the Black Man?

Who would have imagined that reading a Washington Post article could be so fun? The topic? Of course it's Ebola. You never heard about this horrific disease that spread in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leon and killed hundred of people but about…

Why Europe Is More Anti-Immigrants Than The US

“There is one decisive moment in American history which is not much written about, but which is very important and it sets up a contrast with Europe.   That moment is the moment when the Anglo-American settlers, who thought that they were…
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Maman D'Afrique in Istanbul

Today I met an extraordinary strong woman in Istanbul. Her name Mousso and she is originally from Senegal but arrived in Istanbul a couple of years ago. I don't want to tell you all about her story, because you'll hear about it in the documentary…

How To Obtain The Italian Citizenship If You Are Italian

Did you know that in Italy citizenship is not given as a birth right? You have no idea what I'm talking about have you? For you citizenship is something you simply get because you were born wherever you were born. In technical terms this is…

Weekly Fight of a Zimbabwean Woman in London

Every Saturday Rose leaves her house and travels to central London to get on the Strand, in front of the Zimbabwean embassy. She protests against human rights violations in her birth country, Zimbabwe.Rose Benton has been going on the Strand…

How To Be A Model If You Are A Singer

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/81890773" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] My name is MariTè and I'm 29 years old. I am a woman and an artist and this association of terms is not easy in Italy, where I…

Will the Next Spring Take Place in Azerbaijan?

European representatives in Azerbaijan said they are concerned about the human rights situation in the country, where peaceful demonstrators were arrested last month. On January 26, one hundred people protested against the government in Baku,…

A new life for disposed New York umbrellas

When she was 13, Catherine Edouard Charlot took her father’s shirt and made a skirt out of it. She had no idea she was already “upcycling”: taking something old and creating a new unique garment out of it. READ MORE HERE

Jeffrey Sachs on new World Bank President

Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and reknown economist, Jeffrey Sachs, suggests that the World Bank should focus on sustainability with a special attention to developing countries.MORE HERE

Where is home?

"Home... I can't say where it is but I know I'm going home That's where the heart is" U2 - Walk on But when you are used to live and visit several different places, which one you call home?