Tagged: South America

BLOG: The Costly Game

This football tournament is no people’s party. It’s a costly corporate bonanza. First, Fifa and the alcohol industry bully the Brazilian government to reverse a law that succeeded in protecting people. The consequences will be rising costs of alcohol harm. At the same time, Fifa and its corporate partners have made sure they will not have to pay for any of these costs… They are exempted from any taxation…

BLOG: Alcohol Control Would Prevent Cancer Incidences

The rise of cancer worldwide is a major obstacle to human development and well-being… immediate action is needed to confront this human disaster, which touches every community worldwide, without exception…

BLOG: Valle De Uco And the Walk Of Shame

With the image of the vineyard in front of me, I realize how far away from my reality I’ve come. Here, wine isn’t about tax levels, about addiction or problems I’m used to discuss. Instead, it’s about completing a job, create a tasting experience or explain to tourists like myself how this process works. Here, the wine is sacred, and to me on the verge of repulsing…