Archive for January 2015

Sweden: Excellence, Equality, and Pippi Longstocking

Sweden: Excellence, Equality, and Pippi Longstocking
Sweden is the home of lingonberries, the flat-box furniture giant Ikea, the band Abba, and the Saab automobile. An ardent defender of gender equality, gay rights, and immigration rights, Sweden is also where the world’s brightest are chosen and awarded the Nobel Prize each year. There is no greater honor. I am sure the 2014 Nobel Prize Winners would concur.... Read more »

Things The World Taught Me in 2014

Things The World Taught Me in 2014
I began this blog in June of 2014 with the goal of interviewing one person in every country of the world (roughly 196). By year’s end, I’d spoken with 19 people. They humbled me with their willingness to participate. Surprised, delighted, and disturbed me with their responses. I learned so much from them. Below, is... Read more »