The North Korean government is gradually changing its policy regarding tourism. We have decided to look at the changes happening in light of this, and examine moral implications of traveling in this secretive state.
Month: February 2015
The Power of the #Hashtag
A usual citizen armed with a smartphone can be more successful in his demands to a state than a militant with a machine gun. Social media and modern technology have made non-violent resistance more effective than ever before.
The Dark Side of the Foreign Military Presence
Foreign military bases exist around the world and are usually seen as a boon for local communities. However, this January in Armenia a family was slaughtered by a Russian soldier resulting in mass protests and social convulsion
One Way Ticket to Mars
For many years, a human mission to Mars has been the subject of scientists and engineers. Now actions have been put into words and, the first trip is said to take place in 2024. However, this mission holds some risks and challenges that the astronauts are willing to take.
Football: Two Sides of the Pitch
Disparate situations of football industry: on one side a business and commercial world with billions within, allowing luxury for those privileged, and on the other human rights violations – consequences of infrastructure progress by World Cup hosts Brazil and Qatar.