Battle in paradise | Correspondent

AFP photographer Luis Robayo has been covering the unrest in his Colombian hometown of Cali, heart of recent social protests. He describes his beloved city, the salsa capital surrounded by beautiful landscapes but beset with poverty, crime and violence. Sorgente: Battle in paradise | Correspondent

A child is a child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation.

Among the millions of children on the move worldwide, many – including hundreds of thousands of unaccompanied children and adolescents – undertake dangerous journeys. This report shows how the lack of safe and legal pathways for refugee and migrant children feeds a booming market for human smuggling and puts them at risk of violence, abuseContinua a leggere “A child is a child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation.”

The unbearable lightness of tourism … as violence:an afterword

Noel B. Salazar Cultural Mobilities Research (CuMoRe), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ABSTRACT This Afterword reviews the special issue of the Journal of SustainableTourism on Critical Geographies, which focuses on the intricate relationships between tourism and various forms of tourism related violence. It notes the slippery and complex concept of violenceContinua a leggere “The unbearable lightness of tourism … as violence:an afterword”

This Has Been a Really Dangerous Week in Politics | The Nation

For all the chicanery and foolishness that happened in politics this week—Donald Trump’s appearance on a daytime talk show hosted by a diet pill–hocking fraudster, in order to provide transparency about his health records, bends the capability of satire—two very ominous things occurred. Sorgente: This Has Been a Really Dangerous Week in Politics | TheContinua a leggere “This Has Been a Really Dangerous Week in Politics | The Nation”