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.
This App Tells You How Your Town Will Look After Decades of Climate Change How one of the world’s biggest problems will look in your hometown.
Meet the Army of Moms Now Patrolling Chicago’s Toughest Streets The police couldn’t keep Chicago kids safe. So these moms stepped in instead.
Interracial Couples Open Up About How Stereotypes Have Affected Their Relationships Racial stereotypes are no joke, but these couples try to see the funny side.
Solar-Powered Backpacks Bring Portable Light To South African Schoolchildren How one group turned recycled materials into hope, providing much needed light for studying.
Iranian and Israeli Special Olympics Athletes Pose an Example for Sports Diplomacy Players from the two nations became friends on the flight to Los Angeles.
So Here’s Exactly How Much is Your Body Worth The heart is crazy expensive.
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