Tag: solidarity

  • Have you ever a seen a Coca Cola commercial with a smiling 85 year old couple?

    Have you ever a seen a Coca Cola commercial with a smiling 85 year old couple?

    Have you ever seen a Coca Cola advertisement in which two smiling elderly of 85 years old look at each other, radiant, sipping on the same straw? Forget it. Our visual culture is focused on young body images. With a demography in which the vast majority is young this is the ideal, even for the […]

  • Solidarity works two ways: Vathanak

    Solidarity works two ways: Vathanak

    When we hired Vathanak (22) to be our assistent / translator, the first thing he told us was that he lived with his grandmother (66), while he is studying here. His parents and older brother live in the province, and work as government employees there.We assumed then that he lived with her to take care […]