How poor people survive in the USA

Homelessness, hunger and shame: poverty is rampant in the richest country in the world. Over 40 million people in the United States live below the poverty line, twice as many as it was fifty years ago. It can happen very quickly. Many people in the […]

Why the Stockmarket Is Rallying ?

A Video from The Economist Magazine American stockmarkets have enjoyed a record-breaking streak, even though the country’s economy faces the deepest recession in living memory. Why is stockmarket performance so seemingly cut off from current events, and what does this tell us about how the […]

Vaping : What you should know

The Economist Video A youth vaping “epidemic” and a mysterious outbreak of lung disease in America has led to curbs on e-cigarette flavours. A backlash against vaping is perpetuating myths about nicotine-based e-cigarette products that are not backed up by scientific research. Read more here: […]

Blind Visionary

In Tibet, superstition has it that blindness is a karmic punishment for misdeeds in a previous life. Because of this, many blind people do not get the support they need from their families and communities, and are often confined to their homes. But a blind […]