globalization

6 How the ‘Battle in Seattle’ led to a global health epicenter

Global health geographer Matt SparkeTom Paulson How did Seattle get to be a world epicenter for global health? Most people would say that it’s due to the simple fact that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s biggest philanthropy with an endowment the size of a middle-income country, happens…

0 Happy Globalized Labor Day

What in the world does Labor Day have to do with global poverty and inequity? At Humanosphere, we focus on various efforts aimed at reducing poverty or inequity — mostly in the developing world — which include fighting impoverishing diseases, increasing economic productivity, improving human rights and so on. Today…