Global Citizenship

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More than 2,400 years ago the philosopher Socrates claimed: “I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” I teach a course entitled The Global Citizen. Many of the items I pin here are an inspiration for my travels and my classes.

Linda Ralston
United States & China: The image of the globe’s two superpowers, July 2013 Publics around the world believe the global balance of power is shifting. But while China’s economic power is on rise,. International Relations Theory, Ap Environmental Science, Global Map, Global Citizenship, Asia Map, China Image, Cartography, Site Design, Super Powers

United States and China: The Image of the Globe’s Two Superpowers

Since the 2008 financial crisis, perceptions about the economic balance of power in the world have been shifting, with China increasingly seen as the

A sign in Caye Caulker, Belize. Caye Caulker is a small limestone coral island off the coast of Belize in the Caribbean Sea measuring about 5 miles by less than 1 mile. The town on the island is Caye Caulker Village. Costa Rica, San Pedro Belize, Funny Headlines, Caye Caulker, Belize Travel, Lol, Funny Signs, Central America, The Places Youll Go

Scooparazzi's First Gig: Operation "Bachelor" - San Pedro Scoop

WARNING: IF IT IS GOING TO DEVASTATE YOU TO SEE A PICTURE OF A BACHELORETTE BEFORE THE SHOW AIRS. DO NOT READ THIS POST! So...I got a tip a few days ago

A poster, created by Quynh Quach, a student at Salt Lake Community College, merges activism and art. Independent News Sources, Global Citizenship, Community College, Photo Galleries, Salt, Student, Entertaining, Teaching, Gallery

Photo Gallery Redirect - The Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's independent news source since 1871, The Salt Lake Tribune covers news entertainment, sports and weather for Salt Lake City and the state of Utah.

JP and Paul Norden, two brothers who went to the Boston Marathon to cheer on a friend each lost a leg in Monday’s bombing.  Their mother, Liz Norden asks that the public pray for their recovery. JP is alert but Paul is unable to talk.  Let us remember that the victims have a long recovery before them . . . including further surgery to aid in the healing of their physical wounds.  The emotional pain will continue much longer.  Pray for Boston, the victims, and their families and friends. Boston Marathon 2013, Global Citizenship, Emotional Pain, Two Brothers, We Remember, Surgery, Recovery, Pray, Families

JP and Paul Norden, two brothers who went to the Boston Marathon to cheer on a friend each lost a leg in Monday’s bombing. Their mother, Liz Norden asks that the public pray for their recovery. JP is alert but Paul is unable to talk. Let us remember that the victims have a long recovery before them . . . including further surgery to aid in the healing of their physical wounds. The emotional pain will continue much longer. Pray for Boston, the victims, and their families and friends.

Infographic: South Sudan in crisis Global Citizenship, American Children, Travel Reviews, Human Trafficking, 5 Year Olds, Climate Change, Adventure Travel, Traveling By Yourself, Infographic

Infographic: South Sudan in crisis

A look at the numbers behind the humanitarian crisis in the world's youngest country.

Ark of Hope for Children proudly presents Harbourage, a safe harbor community designed around the needs of rescued child sex trafficking victims. Every Child Matters, Victim Support, Creepy People, Global Citizenship, Safe Harbor, Stress Disorders, Travel Reviews, Human Trafficking, Climate Change

What are the statistics on human trafficking of children?

International human trafficking of children statistics compiled by Ark of Hope for Children show the need for increased survivor support

Sex Trafficking Networks Fake Massage Businesses At-A-Glance Latino Residential Brothels At-A-Glance Russian Driving Networks At-A-Glance Domestic Sex Trafficking Child Sex Trafficking At-A-Glance Truck Stop At-A-Glance Massage Tips, Massage Benefits, International Justice Mission, Global Citizenship, Massage Business, Service Program, Forced Labor, Members Of Congress, Human Trafficking

State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws

Polaris has rated all 50 states and D.C. based on 10 categories of laws critical to a basic legal framework that combats human trafficking, punishes traffickers and supports survivors.

Deconstructing 'World's Friendliest People' Global Citizenship, Travel Light, Future Travel, Ny Times, The Places Youll Go, Explore, Perennial, Perception, World

Deconstructing ‘World’s Friendliest People" An article from the New York Times (March 12, 2013) by the Frugal Traveler actually suggest that the term friendliest people should be changed to most hospitable, most welcoming, most helpful, most positive, warmest, most fun, and most genuinely interested in meeting outsiders. I would suggest that part of your perception of each of these are really a reflection of your approach-ability and receptive attitude.

Adorable ♥ Niño y gato ~ Puna, Peru cute.is just how I see the child. Precious Children, Beautiful Children, Beautiful People, Cute Kids, Cute Babies, Photo Chat, Tier Fotos, Jolie Photo, Baby Kind

"The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that's wrong with the world." Paul Farmer