Decolonising the Mind

Following up on our mention of the excellent work by Natasha Aruliah (see The Power of the Circle in our August 2019 Newsletter) comes this reminder to check our fundamental assumptions from science and environment educators Carolina Castano Rodriguez and...

Generous Multiculturalism: Facts, Truth, and the Power of Stories

Some selected facts from The Economist Special Report: Migration (November 16, 2019) If everyone who wanted to migrate were able to do so, global GDP would double according to the Centre for Global DevelopmentMigrants are far less numerous than news...

Herman Melville's Perspective

It can be useful – even comforting – to remember that current issues, and their solutions, have been with us for some time. As a reminder that globalisation — and resistance to it – is more than a recent phenomenon, see the...

People and Colo(ur) – Context Matters

One of the most challenging areas of diversity to work with is that of race, and as always, when working globally, context matters. Sociologists remind us that race is a social construction. In other words, while physical differences exist (“if...