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  • Carrying Everest

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    His hands tell a story. Marked with lines and callouses, they have carried heavy loads. The weight of a historical connection to a sacred land that has been punctuated by hardship and challenge in the shadows of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. Meet Dilip Kulung, a former porter who […]

  • Crowdfunding the Syrian revolution

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    Ten months after the beginning of the Syrian uprising, the world continues to see protestors being killed by their own government. To go beyond the ineffectual international response, a German-based initiative wants to financially help local activists against the Assad regime by crowdfunding them. FutureChallenges talked with Elias Perabo, a […]