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Next Stop ... The Supreme Court

Yesterday a federal appeals court found Trump’s March executive order to ban travel from six predominantly Muslim countries to be unconstitutional, saying it “drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination.” 866 more words

Political Commentary

Little Donnie Dark Runs Amok Across The Pond ...

We should never have let him out of the big White House, let alone allow him to visit our friends on the other side of the pond.  1,455 more words

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Crippling effect of poverty

Poor people usually say “If your children have food to eat, a place to bath, a warm bed to sleep in and parents who love them, they’ll be happy” …. 341 more words

jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

Most of us are not wealthy, but yet live well, have a roof over our heads, food to eat, and are able to meet our day-to-day needs. Sometimes, I think, it serves us well to realize that while we may not have much money in the bank, compared to some, we are indeed wealthy. A few days ago, a new blogger happened upon my blog and left a comment. As I always try to do, I responded to her comment, then went to her blog to ‘check it out’. She is a new blogger and what I found on her blog left me with tears in my eyes. I am sharing her story here and I hope you will take a few minutes to read her words. She is living in poverty … not in the western world where we have some protections and assistance, but in South Africa. Please take a moment to read her post and welcome her to our blogging community.

A society in crisis

People, mostly the young, students, are protesting on a daily basis in Venezuela. Anti-government demonstrations that started peacefully have become increasingly violent as protesters are met by the military and police forces equipped with water canons, tear gas and fire guns. 57 more words

Global Issues

Asylum seekers, refugees & migrants: Discuss

I teach, and have always taught, mostly adult-student-customers in private language schools. If you’re like me, you teach grammar and lexis, help students developing writing and listening skills, and focus on communication of meaning. 4,610 more words


Global Action Club to Host Guest Speaker Series Next Week

By Will Foster ’20

I’m a member of Global Action Club, and wanted to share information about our upcoming International Week Guest Speaker Series. Each day next week during enrichment, from Tuesday through Friday (May 30-June 2), a distinguished expert in foreign policy will be speaking at Payton. 486 more words