A new entrepreneurial figure is making its presence felt in Germany unifying two apparent opposites: economic and social activity. So-called “social entrepreneurs” do not focus on profit margins alone, but instead seek to address the social and ecological challenges of our times – doing “good” through doing business. What inspires people to found a social company, and what do they experience over the course of day-to-day business?
In the web series ‘An African City’, five highly qualified and fashion obsessed young women decide to return to the continent where their ancestors were born – to Africa. Is this the new African elite?
A fieldnote from Japanese universities (Tokyo, Nagoya, Ibaraki, Fukushima)
A telephone call between two very remarkable people endorsing equal rights for same sex couples: Adriana Badal, mayor of the small town Bisbee in Arizona, and Father Andrew Cain, a vicar in the Church of England in London.
The rise of wellness has been driven by health spa’s need to make money and people’s scepticism towards conventional medicine. A thought on wellness beyond beauty.
A fieldnote from Jaffa, Israel/Palestine (January 2014)