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Fight Poverty, Not Immigrants

By Matt Davies (Mexico)

News of President Obama’s call for more federal funding to tackle the “humanitarian crisis” of child migrants has attracted a lot of media attention. 521 more words

Poverty

PlayGround or Battleground????

DOES UNIVERSITY EDUCATION OF TODAY EFFECTIVELY EQUIP THE STUDENTS FOR THE RESPONSIBLE ROLE OF MATURE PERSONS OF THE FUTURE??????

The youth are the most precious tresures of our world. 1,814 more words

PEACE ON EARTH

Real Freedom

As an American, I am very proud of my nation’s history and the independence we celebrate each year on July 4th.  Living now in France, I have also been caught up in patriotic parades on July 14.   480 more words

Paris

They were just hungry.

Sitting here with tears in my eyes.

They are from Arkansas.
I was on my way to the gym.
They were at the bus stop… 222 more words

This Life

If you plan on living in this upcoming New York City high rise, and you’re a low-income resident, be prepared to use the “poor door”

In 1977, Liza Minnelli famously sang, “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.” Since then, the “Theme From New York, New York… 199 more words

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I don't need an opera

If you follow me on social media, you’ll know I am the self-appointed chief groupie of Lionel Bastos, musician, singer, producer and songwriter extraordinaire. And one of the reasons I love Lionel’s music so much, is his soulful lyric-writing. 441 more words

My welcome to Africa

In these last four weeks I have been grabbed, pinched, touched, warmly greeted, in two cases slowly stroked, the target of a thrown rock, of countless jeers, comments, hellos, smiles, giggles, frowns and what I am sure were dirty comments from groups of young men based on the sniggering that followed. 579 more words

Adventure