Global Affairs

  • Global Affairs | December 05, 2018

    Fighting Homelessness: Don’t Be the Ass in Assuming

    Like many, I had made several assumptions about the nature of homelessness and drawn conclusions that it would be impossible to fix. Why? Mostly, because I didn’t have a clue about who those people were and how they ended up on the streets.

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  • Global Affairs | December 04, 2018

    The Cure for Miserable Millionaires

    “Who would be crazy enough to live like this?” I wondered, tiptoeing through the maze of single-person tents. These volunteers, who came from every corner of the globe, were truly roughing it.

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  • Global Affairs | December 04, 2018

    Why Misery is Being Weaponized in War

    Government forces and armed groups compete for power by targeting civilians, inflicting starvation upon men, women and children, and destroying infrastructure even at the cost of unleashing deadly diseases. This is a prime reason 68 million refugees are fleeing their homelands, the largest human exodus since the Second World War.

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  • Global Affairs | November 26, 2018

    As Republican Politicians Cower, Where Is America’s Cato?

    Cato, the incorruptible Roman senator and stoic, stood up to Julius Caesar and warned his fellow senators about the leader’s dishonourable motives.

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