• Giulio Regeni Documentary

    Nine days in Cairo: torture and murder of Giulio Regeni

    In 2016, on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, during the curfew hours in Cairo, Giulio disappeared. Only 9 days later, on February 3, was his body, half-naked and with clear signs of torture, discovered in a ditch along the highway from...
  • On Caribbean Intra-Immigration and Hypocrisy

    “When you point a finger at someone, there are three more pointing back at you.”  – Unknown   In early January 2018, whilst discussing under what conditions the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, and Honduras might be renewed, the US president...
  • Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin' LP /Photo by: mtarvainen / CC BY-ND 2.0 / Source: Flickr

    The Times They Are a-Changin’ – Bob Dylan

    The Times They Are a-Changin’ is a song written by Bob Dylan and released as the title track of his 1964 album of the same name. Ever since its release, the song has been influential to people’s views on society, with critics noting the general yet...
  • Human – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

    “I am one man among seven billion others. For the past 40 years, I have been photographing our planet and its human diversity, and I have the feeling that humanity is not making any progress. We can’t always manage to live together. Why is that? I...
  • U2

    New Year’s Day – U2

    New Year’s Day is a song by Irish rock band U2. It is included in their 1983 album War and it was released as the album’s lead single in January 1983. Notably, this was U2’s first UK Top 10, their first single to chart in America and the...
  • Music in Exile

    “I am sorry if you don’t understand what we are saying in our songs, I will try and explain”, said Aliou Tourè, lead singer of Malian band Songhoy Blues, mid-concert in Sala Bikini in Barcelona, less than a month ago.  The atmosphere in the room was festive,...
  • Tracy Chapman – Behind the Wall

    In honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, recurring tomorrow, 25th November, WiB looks at Tracy Chapman’s “Behind the Wall”, a song dedicated to the victims of one of the most common forms of gender-based violence: domestic abuse. Tracy Chapman is...
  • Climate refugees need a seat at the table

    Similar to a heroin addict looking for the next fix, many countries continue to feed their greed for fossil fuels, investing and expanding the search for oil and gas. The addiction to fossil fuels is leaving big, gaping abscesses far away from the sites of injection....
  • Sikitiko (The King’s hand)

    If you happened to be strolling through the coastal city of Oostende, Belgium, you might chance upon a 1931 sculptural monument towering over the seafront, known as ‘De dank van de Congolezen’, or ‘The gratitude of the Congolese’. “The Gratitude of the Congolese” The bronze statues...
  • Christopher Columbus did not discover the Caribbean

    Today, the United States of America recognises Columbus Day. A day which commemorates Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas. On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain with intentions to find a new route to Asia. On October 12, over two months later, he...
  • Bob Marley, Dublin Ireland Concert 6th, July 1980, Dalymount Park / CC BY 2.0 / Source: Flickr/monosnaps

    One Love – Bob Marley

    One Love is a reggae song by Bob Marley & The Wailers from their 1977 album Exodus. It was first recorded in a “ska style” by Marley’s original group, The Wailers in 1965 and was released as a single. In 1977, Bob Marley & the Wailers released the updated version on the Exodus album which became the...
  • No Man’s Land – Danis Tanović

    “No Man’s Land” (in Bosnian: Ničija zemlja ) is filmmaker Danis Tanović’s much acclaimed first feature film, for which he also wrote the screenplay and composed the music. Released in 2001, the film is set in 1993, during the second year of the Bosnian-Herzogovinian war against...
  • Blue Grenada: Caribbean’s New Frontier

    The Ocean Conference: Our Oceans Our Future At the opening ceremony for the Ocean Conference, held from June 5th to 9th 2017, the UN Secretary General stated that: “the health of our oceans and seas require us to put aside short-term national gain, to avoid long-term...
  • Tom Lehrer – Pollution

    Seldom do the circumstances require and endorse the use of the adverb “seldom”, furthermore repeatedly, and even more seldom do the circumstances require and endorse the use of the noun “glee”, furthermore appealing to its original definition, namely a seldom felt emotional state of unconditional delight,...
  • Hispaniola: A People Divided

    Some say we live in a borderless world, but based on the stringent anti-immigration policies doled out by the Dominican Republic against its neighbour, Haiti, borders are to be respected at all costs. Haiti, a Francophone nation, and the Dominican Republic (DR), a Hispanophone nation, are...
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