OPERATION GROUNDSWELL REVEALS THE BACKPACKTIVIST IN YOU 2017 is the year of sustainable tourism says the UN. Impakter is highlighting organizations supporting the global effort towards promoting sustainability in tourism and so we have had the pleasure to discuss backpacktivism with Justine Yu and Eyal Rosenblum

A study at Northwestern University sought to address how early our culture affects our understanding of the world. They found that at age 2, children from China and the United States view scenes differently. Children from the U.S. are interested

Editor's note: This is a satirical piece included in our coverage on global issues. All opinions are that of the columnist and not of Impakter.  The western image of a post-communist is not exactly flattering. A heavy browed, Nike clad, squatter, with a

The viral video, Kony 2012, did not only bring attention to and demand the stop of Joseph Kony, the brutal leader of Lord’s Resistance Army. The catchy #BlackLivesMatter hashtag did not only focus on the unbalanced dispersion of police brutality.

Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker, educator, and speaker dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. As a member of

Note from the Editor: This featured post is a collaboration with Silvia di Paolo, SUPERNATURE. The slogan “You’ve come a long way, baby” aimed at young professional women to entice them to smoke, was probably one of the most meretricious of

One couldn’t be blamed for thinking a UFO has landed in the city of Seoul. The silver edifice with sleek curvature boasts that it is the world’s largest three dimensional, atypical building. March 21, 2015 marks the one year anniversary

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