New Year’s Resolutions

Put forth by XicanoPwr

As 2013 begins, some of us have already some kind of New Year’s resolution: lose that extra weight, get a better job, or do more exercise. In reality, these type resolutions does nothing more but entrap us further into a narcissistic and self-obsessed world, and I just find it unacceptable. This New Year’s I want […]

Immigration and The Complexities of Diversity

Put forth by XicanoPwr

When people uproot themselves, all people – immigrant and US-born – yearn to maintain security, stability, and dignity in their new communities, especially if the environment is unfamiliar and hostile. This endeavor is as old as human history. In a recent study that has received significant media attention, Robert Putnam, author of “Bowling Alone,” found […]