Bruna Kadletz is a humanitarian worker who serves displaced communities across the globe—in Turkey, Greece, South Africa, Brazil, and remote regions of the Amazon. a In commentary series titled “Displaced and Disposable” on newsdeeply.com, she argued that current laws and social attitudes disenfranchise refugee populations to the point of dehumanizing them as expendable commodities.
In 2012, I went to the Sahara Desert seeking a spiritual experience. In my wild imagination, the emptiness of the desert would transplant me to a transcendental plane beyond my limited self. Clearly, it never happened. At least, not in the way I had imagined. The experience I was seeking came in the most mundane […]
Disguised as poor travellers, Zeus and Hermes visited many villages in search of refuge for the night. Residents repeatedly turned the gods away. Everyone regarded them as uninvited guests except a poor elderly couple—Baucis and Philemon. The couple welcomed them as guests in their home and generously served them food and wine. After refilling her […]