GOOD Books: The Foreign Perspective on Globalization
Everyone is talking about how we have just entered the "global age." But globalization is not a new concept. Ask authors from Liberia, Algeria, South Africa, South America, the French Caribbean, or the Czech Republic, and they will tell you how globalization has affected their countries for centuries.
Here, we highlight novels that are both entertaining and educational. Now that America is on the international scene as a player rather than an owner, we have a lot of catching up to do.
Rescued from Mumbai’s Brothels, These Girls Are Learning to Lead Using education to empower and inspire young girls. #ProjectLiteracy
Teenage Syrian Refugee Rappers Forge Music Out of Struggle The boys of Syrian Dream are hoping they might one day tour the world.
Hey Girl, “Feminist Mad Max” Makes a Great Post-Apocalyptic Meme Max is just mad about positive female role models and gender equality.
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut Will Dump Artificial Ingredients Two of the nation’s greasiest fast food chains are going on a diet.
Team Up with the Internet to Do a Little Good Together, we can make great things happen. #100StartsWith1
Elephant Herd Helps Fallen Baby Make it Across a Highway Don’t worry little elephant, help is on the way.
Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade
Playing in the Light: A Novel
The Chosen Place, The Timeless People
Borderlands: The New Mestiza = La Frontera
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
The Glass Room