Stories about Good News from October, 2015
Nearly five years after the tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan, thousands still suffer the consequences. So a Japanese Buddhist monk developed a pop-up cafe to cater to their needs.
For residents of the Greek island of Chios, the past summer brought a lesson that "will continue. . . as long as the misery inside and outside our country persists."
Journalist Guy Sitbon reacts to the Quartet of Tunisian National Dialogue's Nobel Peace Prize win. "Here is what Oslo has revealed to me: the world needs Tunisia too."
"There is no longer anything to expect from those who govern us." Citizen movements want to take the lead in changing politics in France.
Bob Marley. The CIA. Politics. Gang warfare. What's not to love? The judges of the Man Booker Prize thought so; they named Jamaican Marlon James as this year's award winner.
This interesting full-length documentary, made by a pair of popular Japanese video bloggers explores what it's like to be black in Japan.
The Danish daily newspaper Information invited 12 refugees, some newly arrived, all professional journalists, to take over the entire 48 pages of the newspaper on Friday, October 9.
Alexievich is the 14th woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, and the first Russian-language author to be granted the honor since 1987, when Joseph Brodsky received the prize.