Recognizing that immigrants are not “others” and cannot be identified by any sort of physical traits, as well as working towards eliminating the negative stigma around immigration can help in moving the nation forward.
This brings us to my metaphor of the “Restricted Zone in the Sausage Factory.” That is the part of any operation… which those running the operation are particularly anxious to shield from the public eye, lest it adversely affect what is euphemistically termed consumer confidence.
The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) says global solar PV power capacity increased by a massive 50 per cent in the past year and that given the right political climate, universal energy access for billions of people worldwide could be reached within the next 15 years.
CONTEMPORARY ART THAT ALERTS US TO OUR CHANGING WORLD
The art work of Tanisha Bhana illustrates the impact people have on themselves, all living beings, and the earth. Her work communicates difficult times in human history. She shows the changing landscape, a time of crisis and emergency. The work touches us by showing the impact people have on biodiversity.
It is up to you to provide a response to the images. Ask yourself whether the art speaks to you about our changing world?
Have you ever thought about how money is created? Or how some modern banks started? Is the value of money based on something real, like gold? Would it frighten you if money was created out of thin air?
We know that we all began as newcomers and there’s no seniority with citizenship. There are short-term costs. But, how many would trade places with people having no future?
Bali, with a population of 4.2 million people, has long been a jewel in the crown of Indonesian tourism. But suffering from the impact of burgeoning tourist numbers, a throw-away culture and poor waste management, that crown is slipping.
Expressive, passionate, and just a little nervous, Melati, 16, and Isabel, 14, spoke for six minutes about a massive worldwide problem which has been apparent on Balinese beaches and in its surrounding oceans for decades, plastic pollution. Students of Green School Bali, the sisters have grown up on the island, experiencing first-hand how its environment has been progressively trashed.
The narrator brings us words from the COP21 Paris agreement on Climate Change. The photographer shares images in support,
In Trump’s America, where the veneer of American idealism and tolerance has been ripped away to reveal something sickening, my childhood memories have started to morph.