The European Migration Crisis

It takes a boy. The heartbreaking image of 3 year old Syrian Aylan Kurdi washed ashore on a beach in Turkey has finally made an impact on the world at large, highlighting the immense danger facing refugees and migrants desperate to flee oppression and violence. According to the International Organization for…

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Earthquake in Nepal

The Gorkha earthquake which occurred in April in Nepal once again focused the worlds’ attention on natural disasters and humanity’s susceptibility to the whims of Mother Nature.  More than 9,000 people lost their lives and it’s estimated that 23,000 were injured. Nineteen people ascending Everest at the time were killed when the earthquake…

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