Francesca Aloisio

Francesca Aloisio

Francesca is both an International Relations graduate and a dancer living in Rome. She is particularly interested in international issues, intercultural learning and culture sharing, as well as music and arts. She is currently a consultant for the UN agency IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development) in the communication division.
  • Reagan – Killer Mike

    Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. – 13th Amendment to the U.S....
  • Be aware brother, be aware sister – Rokia Traoré

    According to William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the number of migrants that arrived in Europe in 2016 is equal to 363,348, of which 181,436 arrived in Italy and 173,561 in Greece. 5,079 people lost their lives in the Mediterranean sea, 1,300 more than in 2015....
  • Politik Kills – Manu Chao

    José Manuel Arturo Tomás Chao Ortega, known as singer and songwriter Manu Chao, was born in France in 1961 from Spanish parents who were forced to leave their origin country to escape the fascist dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Chao grew up in the suburbs of Paris, in a house often visited...
  • One Day – Matisyahu

    The song “One Day” was first released as a single in 2008 by American-Jewish artist Matisyahu (born Matthew Paul Miller), known for his reggae and alternative rock music and his acting career. The song was included in Matisyahu’s third album Light released in 2009 and it reached #85 in the Billboard...
  • Give Peace a Chance – Plastic Ono Band

    2016 has been a shocking year so far, from the critical situation that is still raging in Syria, to the increase of racial issues in the United States, from Brexit to the ongoing mass migration of refugees from the Middle East and Africa to Europe and from Central America to...
  • Race – Prince

    Considered one of the best and most versatile artists of all time, Prince definitely left a huge hole in the music industry when he passed away last 21st April due to a fentanyl overdose. His music heritage will remain vivid in his fans and colleagues who adored him in...
  • In the Ghetto – Elvis Presley

    The story behind the meaningful song “In the Ghetto” comes from the childhood of its writer Mac Davis, an American country music singer and songwriter. But the voice that made it famous was that of the King of Rock’n Roll, Elvis Presley. In very few occasions Elvis used his music to pronounce strong...
  • Borders – M.I.A

    Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam, better known as rapper and singer M.I.A., acronym of “Missing in Acton”, from the expression “missing in action” and London’s suburb Acton, begins her career in the music industry as the designer of the cover of British alternative rock band Elastica‘s second album “The Menace“. M.I.A. was...
  • Here’s To You – Joan Baez

    The song Here’s To You, music by Italian composer and Oscar winner Ennio Morricone and lyrics by American singer and musician Joan Baez, was released in 1971,  and was included in the original soundtrack of the film “Sacco e Vanzetti” directed by Giuliano Montaldo. The music piece is dedicated to the...
  • If I Was President – Wyclef Jean

    In 2010, two years after the election of Barack Obama, the first African-American President of the United States, Haitian singer, songwriter  and Grammy Award winner Wyclef Jean released the single If I was President pointing out his view on the problems that really affect people and that politicians should worry much...
  • Zomba Prison Project

    When Dr Little Dinizulo Mtengano, Active Chief Commissioner of Zomba Prison in Malawi, received the news in early December 2015, the first thing he said was: “What is a Grammy?” It all started in the summer of 2013, when Grammy-winning producer, Ian Brennan and his wife, Italian photographer and filmmaker, Marilena...
  • In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans

    In The Year 2525 – Zager & Evans

    It was the year 1969 when the song In The Year 2525 by the rock-pop duo Zager & Evans came out. The two musician from Nebraska met at Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1962. The song soon became a hit, reaching the top of the charts and becoming the anthem of a generation...
About us

Words In The Bucket is a team of global citizens with the common goal of raising awareness and information about issues related to human rights protection, social inclusion, development and environment.

We are "Rethinking World Thinking"