Why? 28 questions on the Calais refugee camp eviction

Why? Why did people need to leave? Why did people need to leave a home, for the x-th time losing everything? Why did people need to live in Calais? Why did people need to live in self-made huts, and tents, and mud, and without sanitation, in the middle of Europe? Why do authorities think they … More Why? 28 questions on the Calais refugee camp eviction

Calais “Jungle Unhinged”? A very complex situation explained in fewer pictures than the Daily Mail with more facts and a just as long wannabe catchy title

Calais? Small town on the French coast around a ferry terminal leading to the UK. “Jungle”? What residents call the unofficial refugee camp there,  made of tents and improvised huts, its own infrastructure with church, mosques, little shops, restaurants, volunteer-run schools and donation warehouses for food and clothing, and mud and rats. As of October … More Calais “Jungle Unhinged”? A very complex situation explained in fewer pictures than the Daily Mail with more facts and a just as long wannabe catchy title

Buzzwords and Bowtruckles and social justice?

This blog will explore some questions around social justice / change / innovation / activism / impact / movements / trends, look at the simple and sophisticated answers out there, bust some myths and pin down some buzzwords. Why is it called “buzzwords”? Because the world of “making social change” is full of them. What … More Buzzwords and Bowtruckles and social justice?