The innovator brought from war

As one Yemeni escapes the war, he tries to make a better living in different countries to pursue his passion. From Jordan to now Germany, what can we expect from this persistent designer?

Important things in life: the journey of a Yemeni immigrant

How did this Yemeni man escape war and what does software have to do with it? From the States to Yemen to Jordan, this individual fights to create a better community and future for his family.

A home for voiceless souls

What is happening with the mistreatment of dogs in Indonesia? Check out how one dog shelter owner is trying to change society’s mindset.

The face and reality of home

What is the story behind scams in Nigeria? Check out one Nigerian’s experience with a culture of trickery and a corrupt economy.

The PhD professor driving with UBER for a living

Why is this PhD professor settling as an UBER driver and where is his family? The man trying to find peace with unemployment and US immigration laws.

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!

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