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Acclaimed Pakistani Film Josh Now on DVD

Ethan Casey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Ethan Casey

If making Josh was a journey for Iram as a first-time filmmaker, all the grassroots promotion she's done has been another adventure in itself. Her enthusiasm and work ethic are impressive and make clear how strongly Iram believes -- as well she should -- in the value of her art.

Deja Vu in Ukraine

Judith Fein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

It wasn't like any other trip I've taken in my life. From the moment I arrived in Ukraine, I could feel the past under my feet, in front of me, behind...

The Karimu Kids: School Is Not Enough -- We Want Healthcare and Jobs for Our Families

Suzanne Skees | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

The curriculum taught at Ayalagaya are the same as for all public secondary schools throughout Tanzania. The school motto is "Education for Creativity." Meet the teachers of Ayalagaya Secondary and two students: Florentina and Jackson.

Russia's Artsy Fartsy Town

Rachel Stern | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Rachel Stern

The eccentric art installations bring over 30,000 visitors to the tiny village and its surrounding territory each year, bolstering the still struggling economy.

America's Post-Fast Food Era and Europe's Old-Skoolers

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

My Belgian friend, Veerle, asked in an e-mail last week, "Don't you think America is preparing for a post-fastfood period, whereas Europe is slowly entering the fastfood period?"

Women in Egypt: Part Two

Karin Badt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karin Badt

I could not help speculating that each of these women--even the happily married young girl--had been mutilated, but still the sense of family caring was enticingly strong.