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People

Black Gold?

While the discovery of oil means revenues for governments, local residents are displaced and often left in despair. The story of Sabina, an Ugandan widow.

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Taking the Pulse of Youth Culture

The radio magazine "Pulse" introduces you to individuals having an impact - both in Europe and beyond.

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The Loneliness of Power

The life of the politically powerful tends often to isolation and loneliness. But nevertheless, many politicians still aspire to this life.

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Able to Love

Our cities and buildings are accessible for disabled people but their desire for love remains a taboo topic. Find out how this stigma can be changed.

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Coffee Instead of Coca

In Peru many farmers grow Coca to generate an income. After facing ruin when her crops were destroyed, Moly Checya has found a better alternative.

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Interview: The Millenial-Generation

Examining the Millenial-Generation: When does adulthood start?

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Editorial

DDD’s 19th issue explores how people around the world share hopes for love, peace, health, money and joy.

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Kinky-Curled Woman in a White World

How an online beauty portal can boost the self-confidence of black woman.

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Fashion

Better Brands, Better Production?

Ever since the tragedy of Rana Plaza, poor working conditions have increased in visibility. But do the huge labels really keep their fair production promises?

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Leaving the Niche

VAUDE is increasingly known for its sustainable production. They started in a niche but might be the trendsetters. An interview with CEO, Antje von Dewitz.

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Ethical Fashion

Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.

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Interview: Fair Fashion on the Catwalk

Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!

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Social and Sexy

Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?

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Are the Big Guys Always the Bad Guys

Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?

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Interview Tudo Bom Fashion

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Education

Interview: Language School 2.0 - Skype Lessons

What is the advantage of an online language school?

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From Kitchen Scrap to Healthy Food

From Kitchen Scrap to Healthy Food Farms” – the story of Maa-Bara.

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The Knowledge of 7.4 Billion

What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.

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A History of Responsibilities

Our global society is a history of injustices. How can we take responsibility for the past?

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Interview: The Past Is Not Forgotten – Nim Alae

Interview with Nim Alae, Musician and Protagonist of the Film "La Isla"

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Bricks Over Brains?

Founding and maintaining a university in sub-Saharan Africa can be quite a “juggling act” – but is vital for the continent.

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Urban Anthologies: Learning From Our Cities

Cities have never prospered as much as they have over the past couple of decades.

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Skills and Education for Bali’s Youth

Thinking about Bali, a tropical holiday island comes in mind. But the touristic paradise is not paradisical for its inhabitants at all.

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Sport

Closing the Gap With Sport

Supporting youngsters through sport programmes has become a part of South Africa's policies.

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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Interview: "We Have to Channel the Football Fans' Energy"

Riots, pyrotechnics, racist slogans – football fans may often appear violent and nationalistic.

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Interview: "They Simply Won't Shift"

Large sporting events bring the political situation of the country to the attention of the public.

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Interview: “Riding Quickly Down a Ramp Is a Taste of Freedom”

Skateistan was the very first to introduce skateboarding as a sport in Afghanistan.

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Protesting the Games, Protesting Globalisation

Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012

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Boards That Mean the World

What does skating have to do with art?

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Playing Football to Beat the Epidemic

AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.

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Art & Design

Magic Can Happen

Some say music can change the world. Hip-hop music definitely does, according to Ben Herson.

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Art as a Weapon

Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.

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Is Anyone Listening?

Despite the massacres, silence is no longer possible in Syria.

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"Sustainability Does Not Cost More"

Sustainability is a key concept of the Post-2015 Agenda. Australian designer Leyla Acaroglu provides a fun and refreshing approach on how to implement it.

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Juba Youth

Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.

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The Brightest Colour of Syria

Despite the cruel face of the Syrian war artist Diala Brisly refuses to give up hope. With her art she paints another story.

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A Soundtrack for Latin America

The genre cumbia is not as well-known around the world as salsa or reggaeton. Yet it is considered the more authentic music.

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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