What is happening with unemployment in Jordan?

Unemployment continues to be a problem in everyday society. This is no different from Jordan. What does one local employee have to say about this climate?

The psychology of spending

Did you know it was all a trick? Turns out we spend mostly because it’s psychological. Check out some of the most common behavioural economics tricks, as told from the non-economist.

The economic disparity of being a Jordanian millennial

How are you expected to have a good life and save money in Jordan? One Jordanian millennial talks about life and pursuing our consumerist needs.

Turns out being a disability spy is a thing

Being a paid stalker to watch kids for a living definitely sounds creepy but turns out, it’s a real thing. What does it mean to be a disability spy?

The Non-Economist’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Are we too wasteful on Valentine’s Day? Is Valentine’s Day just a marketing scheme? Here are the non-economist’s tips to save some cash on the day of love.

Why do we make bad decisions?

By the non-economist Illustration by Cesilia Faustina We suck! Yes, that is how I am starting off this article, because well, we do! Humans have been known to constantly choose and make bad decisions. We are living organisms that are selfish and in tune to emotions rather than logic. How do I know this? Please […]

The gypsy kiter

A nomad cross-travelling in order to spread his love for kitesurfing. Why is this kitesurfer traveling the world and what is he hoping to accomplish?

Labels are for clothing

Why is being labelled so important? Living in a society revolved around labels, what are we suppose to make of it? Is it positive, negative or just weird?

Talking about healthcare and NGOs: a perspective on Jordan

Why is an Italian talking about healthcare and NGOs in Jordan? Turns out they are two of the most prominent things in this Middle Eastern country. What does this particular NGO worker have to say about it?

Meeting the miracle child who survived all odds

What is the story behind this miracle child? What makes Mohammad so special and why is he so frown upon? Turns out having a disability has a lot more repercussions than one expects.

Women with disability and beauty standards

Are women with disability undesirable? What does the beauty standard mean for women with disability and does this mean more labelling?

The man behind the suits and his loyal companion

What’s the story behind the man walking around a suburb with his dog in a flashy suit? No, he’s not crazy. Turn’s out there’s more than meets the eye.

What does it mean to wear the niqab?

How does wearing the niqab differentiate you from other women? Here are the thoughts and experiences of those who have been through it and back.

Life’s happiness tips from a record-breaking amputee

What does it mean to live a happy life? Finding out life’s secrets with a world-record holder professor/amputee.

Disability Month Podcast Episode 3

Hebah Nasereddin is a Professor in computer science and a Guinness World Record holder in water skiing, she also only has one leg. Check out her story!

Is Jordan’s wheelchair basketball team the real deal?

The Jordan wheelchair basketball team are breaking stereotypes, continuing to be a top contender in their field. What exactly makes this team so special?

Disability Month Podcast Episode 2

Do people with special needs experience a stigma of being “different?” What led a woman to have to work underground with children with disabilities? Is being disabled really a sin?

Disability Month Podcast Episode 1

We invite everybody to celebrate Disability Month with us, commemorating the beauties and uniqueness of people with differences and specialties. Help us honour the traits that make the special great.

Talking politics and racial divide: the story of a black Republican

What does it mean to be a black Republican? What can America expect for a future and could Trump really have point? One man seems to think so.

Are we just selfish when mourning?

Do we cry or do we feel sad when a loved ones have passed because we’re just simply selfish? What’s the reason behind the fear of death?

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