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.
Amy Winehouse’s Charity is Trying to Educate Kids About Addiction Former drug users volunteer to talk to kids about their experiences.
Architects Design Amazing Schools Made Out of Sand for Syrian Refugees Close to a million Syrian refugee children don’t have access to education. Sustainable schools offer a solution.
Paramedic Shares Awesome Facebook Post About Minimum Wage Increase “We don't realize they made off with almost the whole damn cake.”
From Model T to Tesla: The Evolution of Driving Safety Buckle up for a trip through the history of automotive innovation. Find out if automotive innovations are really making us safer.
Eco-Minded Urban Planners Create a Bike Path Protected by Solar Panels in South Korea The same structure shielding bikers from bad weather also powers the street-lamps running alongside the road.
Comic’s Brilliant Response When Asked if Women Can Be Funny Check out his passionate answer.
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