Tulips and Pearls

Good morning! Well, it's morning in Uganda. I'm writing quite informally to introduce my next few weeks of work, all of which will be presented in some way, shape or form on this blog. In quick summary, I received funding from the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication this spring to participate in a …

No quick fix: Why the Mediterranean migrant crisis may not be curbed anytime soon

One might argue there is only one sure response to a humanitarian crisis that has now claimed nearly 1,750 lives since January: Do something. However, the Mediterranean Sea’s migrant crisis between North Africa and Europe has proved a harder case to crack, with only one sure answer appearing: There is no quick fix. The crisis, …