For the Global Thinker

Friday, February 6, 2015

"Prison to college" programme builds brighter futures

We are in a university English class watching a lively debate about Macbeth. The enthusiasm of the visiting professor and the students is infectious.

We feel like we could be in any university across the United States. That is until the harsh crackle of a prison guard's walkie-talkie cuts the ambience and reminds us that 


Thursday, February 5, 2015

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

Exceptional article...I really hope we are in the last days of the War on Drugs.

Read full article here...

The Body Modifiers

Humans have been altering their bodies permanently for thousands of years. Tattoos, piercings, and scarification have been practiced to demonstrate tribal allegiances, to show a life history, to say a constant prayer, to give a warning, or simply to act as an amazing work of art.....