SDG15: Biodiversity, resilience, and photosynthesis

“Take care of the land, my son. They don’t make it anymore!” was the advice one farmer, whom I met some years ago, was given by his father. The man inherited a big farm right on the outskirts of a fast-developing city. The laws that stipulate the land use in that region dictate that, in … Sigue leyendo SDG15: Biodiversity, resilience, and photosynthesis

SDG4: Learn to live with nature and with each other

Education is the lifeblood of society. It reflects its structures and relations as no other human activity. After all, knowledge is power, and the way knowledge is shared shows how power is structured in society. When education follows that Foucauldian notion that we are not mere receptors of actions of power but instead its vessels, … Sigue leyendo SDG4: Learn to live with nature and with each other

SDG5: Meritocracy, Technology and Universal Basic Income

I can't think of any profession where having a penis is a guarantee for better job performance. And yet, having one gives professionals with penis a much better chance to receive a higher salary than the professionals without one. In the last few decades, we have come a long way in closing the gender pay … Sigue leyendo SDG5: Meritocracy, Technology and Universal Basic Income

SDG10: The perspective guides equality

For most of my life, I have lived in the migration process. I was a refugee, illegal and legal immigrant, and each status taught me a lot about this goal's importance. Each condition gave me a unique perspective into values different societies cherish, hierarchies that sustain their social structures, and communicative paths that organize the … Sigue leyendo SDG10: The perspective guides equality