• Raising Hope in Nairobi, One Girl at a Time

    Author: Spiro Metaxas This past December, EPN undertook a grassroots project with the Angels Center of Hope (ACoH), in Nairobi, Kenya. ACoH’s mission is to create a world “where the rights & dignity of every person are respected and all have access to basic needs”. As this is a shared vision of EPN, we were

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    Habitat III: urban development and the future of the city

    Written by: Spiro Metaxas On September 10th, 2016 in New York City, a final draft of the New Urban Agenda (NUA) was accepted by members of UN-affiliated national governments. The NUA consists of 175 paragraphs, outlining the global standards to be followed for the future of urban sustainable development for human settlements. This agenda will be

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    Experiments in Giving: Basic Income Projects at Home and Abroad

    By: Spiro Metaxas   The last few years have seen a renewed interest and discussion surrounding the idea of basic income. More than mere talk, many international governments have sought to implement ‘pilot projects’ to study the viability of this renewed policy idea, while other governments have put the question of implementation to its citizens.

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    L’Itinéraire: A Paper for the People Local Montreal

    L’Itinéraire: A Paper for the People Local Montreal publication relieves poverty in a sustainable way Written by: Sonia Larbi-Aissa Edited by:  Dani Lau Outside almost every STM station stands a green-vested individual holding a stack of newspapers for sale. The French-language publication is written and sold by “les itinérants,” or the itinerants, as a means

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    Ebola in Pop Culture: Time to Rip off the Band Aid

    Written by: Kirsten Aleksejev Edited by:  Dani Lau Nearly a year after the World Health Organization (WHO) first announced the outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the small country of Guinea on March 25, 2014, Sir Bob Geldof released his new rendition of Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas”. Geldof claimed that the new

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