The multitudinous and persistent demonstrations that call for the governor’s resignation show that democracy and dignity walk together. Puerto Rico demands loud and clear: “Ricky resign!”
The Declaration of Independence states that “all men are created equal.” But doesn’t the US have a stratified class structure based on family background, wealth, authority, occupation, age, gender, etc.? Sure.
We are endlessly rethinking how to deal with the end of life. We begin the conversation with our loved ones and in our communities, showing it is not just a concern for healthcare professionals, the terminally ill or the elderly, but for everyone.
Throughout history, people have recorded what happened during the course of their lives in various ways. Yet, have you ever found yourself skeptical about a written record of things past?
Did you know that there is currently one privately-funded program being run in California’s Silicon Valley that gives “unconditional” payments to Oakland residents?
Now, let me ask you. Have you ever tried to rewrite one of the stories found in history books from different points of view? Or with alternate “endings”?
Discussing Monday’s debate with my college students was not anyone’s cup of tea. But we did it. And we actually came to agree on one thing.
With the recent events of the Orlando Massacre, I can’t help to think back to how Hitler became the prejudiced human he was. I catch myself picturing how he developed into the monstrosity he turned out to be.
The amount of information coming from all directions makes it possible to confuse reality with the simulacra created by the media. This blurring goes unnoticed by the media consumer.
We ought to devote time to partake on talking about issues inside and outside our personal interests and viewpoints; being open to molding and transforming our research methods and resisting submissive and conformist postures