Hunger King

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Jani Leinonen is a Finnish artist who is making a bold statement about the homeless of Hungary.

Hungary has passed a number of laws that criminalizes homelessness, something that does nothing to relieve the problem. In fact, it can make the problem even worse as it pushes the poverty stricken of Hungary in a negative cycle of jail time, fines and penalties that will eventually lead many into prisons.

The artist says,

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Where In the World Is Joseph Kony?

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It’s been a few years since Invisible Children decided to make Joseph Kony a household name — to make him infamous.

It was a great idea. A creative tactic to put an end to the terror that Joesph Kony has incited for a very long time. But years later and even with the United States getting involved in trying to track him down, where are we now? Where is Joseph Kony?

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Niger’s Child Brides

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The practice of child brides is an issue that needs to come to an end in our world. It’s a fairly quiet issue, despite the glaring problems with this practice, as most people shrug the issue off thinking it is a cultural issue that should remain off-limits.

While the practice of child brides may be rooted in cultural and religious practice, it does not change the fact that it damages girls and lends to the mistreatment of women.

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How Powerful Is A Passport?

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One thing I’ve learned living overseas, is the power of a passport.

A passport not only tells those in authority where you are from, but it also says something about the power that is behind from where you come. So, the power of your passport has far more to do with where the passport is from, than the passport itself.

Here’s a closer look:

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