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Craftsmen of Renowned Kashmiri Guns Struggle to Survive

by Nusrat Ara –Indian-administered Kashmir– As a little kid my elder brother and I spent most of our time at our maternal grandparent’s house. A room […]

Business & Economy, Craftsmanship, Feature Articles, Government, Kashmir, Weapons

Kenya’s Kazuri Bead Factory Allows Women from Kibera Slum to Build New Lives

by Sarah Wyatt – USA – Years of hardship and backbreaking labor in the riot-stricken slums of Kibera in south Kenya have worn 18 year old […]

Africa, Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, Craftsmanship, Feature Articles, Kenya, Poverty, Teaching & Learning, Women Entrepreneurs, Women's Empowerment

Art for a Time of Crisis

by Nancy Van Ness – USA – In a heap on the studio floor as though they had collapsed under some disaster, fallen birds present a […]

Activism, Arts & Culture, Craftsmanship, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Theater & Dance, United States

Producing Artisan Cheeses in Provence: A Proud Tradition Still Lives

by D-L Nelson – France – France is a mecca for the large number of small-scale raw milk cheese producers that live and work in the […]

Arts & Culture, Craftsmanship, Europe, Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, France

Even As Traditional Art in Malawi Begins to Prosper, Its Future Is Threatened

by Pilirani Semu-Banda – Malawi – Over 65 percent of Malawi’s 12 million people live below the poverty line of less than $1 a day, while […]

Africa, Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, Craftsmanship, Feature Articles, Malawi