November 28, 2020
We’ve been mesmerized by the incredulous twists and turns in the 2020 US presidential election saga. It made us appreciate the strength of the US judiciary and brought home how precious democracy is a…Read more
December 10, 2019
We’ve been trying to figure out what are the best marketing and publicity tactics – what will actually make people press the buy button and, importantly, which ones are the most cost-effective. Withou…Read more
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In the early 20th century, most of the Balkans were still part of the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire. But by 1924, this world was violently torn asunder. More than 500,000 Muslims were expelled from Greece, and at least 1.2 million Greek Orthodox Christians were forced to flee their homes in Turkey.
This is a film about people uprooted from their homes on both sides of the border and about their common experience of being "Twice a Stranger”. The story unfolds through rare archive footage, interviews with historians and testimonies from both Turkish and Greek refugees.Read more (Online | Vimeo On Demand)
The lasting legacy of the population exchange between Greece and Turkey after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Article and video.Read more (Al Jazeera)
Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223Read more (Crash Course World History 223)
In the early 1980s, a Harvard University biologist named Edward O. Wilson proposed a theory called biophilia: that humans are instinctively drawn towards their natural surroundings. Many 21st century parents, however, would question this theory, as they watch their kids express a clear preference for sitting on a couch in front of a screen over playing outside.Read more (Child Mind Institute)
Nature Deficit Disorder: Our Disconnect from Nature Is Simply UnnaturalRead more (Tacaboca)