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"I Am," I Said: Thoughts on Borders and Refugees

Shifting Borders

When I read about the history of Eastern Europe, I realize how changeable national boundaries and concepts of nation are.

I live in a very young country, America, which nevertheless has been highly successful in forming a self-concept that seems essential and timeless. 645 more words

Eastern Europe

The Nazi Officer's Wife

Dear Friends,

Today rather than recommend a play, we are going to tell you about a marvelous book called The Nazi Officer’s Wife.

It is a terrific read that tells the story of a young Jewish woman.  105 more words


Fascism for Beginners

The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which… 885 more words


America Should Not Be

From the beginning, America was born from many things which includes genocide; something that American’s are against. Scholars predicted that around 50 million, even some arguing 100 million or more Natives lived in what is now known as America before it was colonized (which is a process that should not be since it means taking over land that was already populated). 272 more words



Thank you for taking a minute out of your day to read my blog.

Like many of you, I have been struggling to find a way to deal with the reality of a Donald Trump presidency. 337 more words


History Lesson

My 92 year old mother- in- law Lotte has been watching the political events unfolding in the United States for well over a year with a wary eye. 611 more words


Northern Italian School Children Love Mein Kampf...

Several secondary schools included Mein Kampf, the manifesto of Nazi leader Adolf Hiter, in their top ten lists. The choice wasn’t confined to one region, with classes in Palermo, Catanzaro (Calabria), Potenza (Basilicata), Tivoli and Gaeta in Lazio, Trieste, Udine (Fruili-Venezia Giulia), and Piacenza (Emilia Romagna) all selecting Hitler’s book as one of their favourite reads. 22 more words