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Earth Day TV Ad Links Immigration-Driven Population Growth To California's Environmental Woes

(CBS SF) — An advocacy group dedicated to limiting immigration to California has unveiled a controversial TV ad linking mass immigration to the state’s environmental issues. 431 more words

News

A painting of my friend V.Ryklin.

In the post MY FRIEND ARTIST VLADIMIR RYKLIN I described how we met and became friends and I showed you a link to some his paintings. 156 more words

Philosophy

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo, set in Zimbabwe and America, gives a divided look at the immigrant experience. While I admit I don’t know a lot about the Zimbabwean struggle for independence and its aftermath, I have read a number of fictional accounts of the devastation of colonialism and the struggle for autonomy in African nations. 800 more words

Fiction

Games for Change: The Migrant Trail

This game is really great because it shows you a real account of what it is like to have to cross through the desert between Mexico and Arizona. 248 more words

Teaching a White Dog New Tricks

You know those police dogs who are specially trained to sniff out drugs in people’s cars and homes? Well, Taiwan has enabled me to develop a similar skill: white people detecting. 227 more words

UKIP - A study in hysteria

I’m sure you’ll have heard about or seen the latest UKIP poster. It seems they are striving to create enough to open their exhibit, possibly entitled ‘A a study in hysteria’. 632 more words

Opinions

A Little Bit of South India in Sydney

As far as travel goes India will always, always have a special place in my heart. Especially the southern part of India.

And last Sunday I discovered a tiny piece of South India nestled amongst the Australian hinterland on the South Coast of NSW. 497 more words

Travel