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arlene-goldbard's picture
Jul.04.2011
Here in Richmond, California, we have our official Independence Day fireworks on the 3rd of July, which I like. Not too many people, not as many drunks on the road as on the 4th. As it happens, I live on the harbor where the fireworks barge is anchored, so it as easy thing to stroll out onto the...
phil-bronstein's picture
Jun.23.2011
I was duped. I once hired an illegal immigrant to be a reporter for the Chronicle. "I don't think I'm a criminal," Jose Antonio Vargas told me when we met last week, right before he announced his status to the world. "Don't make me seem guiltier than I am." Jose lied to me and...
zoe-brigley-thompson's picture
May.28.2011
Wars are not only fought along battlelines, but also at home. And while violence is played out on the field of war, cultural and political tensions show themselves in the towns and cities that soldiers are fighting to protect. One sad story of the home front was told to me by my Welsh grandmother,...
balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
May.27.2011
As you have noticed, multiculturalism has failed in every Western society because many young men and women from Islamic backgrounds fail to embrace secular values and the culture of countries that host them. They find it difficult to identify with Western societies because the elite, schools,...
mayra-calvani's picture
May.26.2011
If you’re looking for something different to read this summer, I highly recommend you grab a copy of Hutchison’s controversial, adventure-filled novel, Latitude 38. The novel takes place some time in the future. Because of political unrest and heated debates over issues like immigration, gay...
barry-eva's picture
Mar.05.2011
A fresh member of the class of 2K11, Bettina Restrepo is today’s guest on “A Book and a Chat”. Bettina Restrepo has made quite a splash onto the literary scene, firstly with her picture book Moose and Magpie, an entertaining and humorous book about the life of a moose. Now this reformed business...
cindy-sullivan's picture
Feb.16.2011
As much as I have needed to vent about the burgeoning ‘boat people’ issue on Australian shores, for some time now I have resisted, out of concern that I might open the floodgates of my frustration, despair and rage. Today I realised that I was being ruled by fear of the unknown. This very same...
jacqueline-mackenzie's picture
Feb.02.2011
Reduce immigration from Mexicoby empowering Native Mexicans. People deserve access to knowledge. Rural Mexico is poor. Children work on family farms instead of studying in school. No rural libraries means adults have unanswered questions, a lack of solutions for income. Recycling old books from the...
jacqueline-mackenzie's picture
Feb.02.2011
Reduce immigration from Mexicoby empowering native Mexicans. People deserve access to knowledge. Rural Mexico is poor. Children work on family farms instead of studying in school. No rural libraries means adults have unanswered questions, a lack of solutions for income. Recycling old books from the...
jacqueline-mackenzie's picture
Feb.02.2011
Reduce immigration from Mexicoby empowering native Mexicans. People deserve access to knowledge. Rural Mexico is poor. Children work on family farms instead of studying in school. No rural libraries means adults have unanswered questions, a lack of solutions for income. Recycling old books from the...