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You Can’t Oppose Hate by “Opposing Hate”

What is the most effective way to “oppose hate”?  What should we do when someone makes a comment that we experience as racist, sexist, homophobic or ethnocentric?  Do we ignore it in order to get along?  Do we confront the person?  If so, how? When we ignore remarks we experience as bigoted, we enable them.  However, while confronting our opponents …

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BEN CASSELMAN and ANDREW FLOWERS – Rich Kids Stay Rich, Poor Kids Stay Poor

On Friday, a team of researchers led by Stanford economist Raj Chetty released a paper on how growing up in poverty affects boys and girls differently. Their core finding: Boys who grow up in poor families fare substantially worse in adulthood, in terms of employment and earnings, than girls who grow up in the same circumstances. (The Washington Post has a good write-up of …

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Expat Files – 01.01.16

-Examples how the USA has been forcing Latin countries to make their residency processes more and more difficult for US citizens. More proof Uncle Sam doesn’t want the sheep to leave the barn before shearing time.

-More tricky ways the USA state department can block or rescind your passport without you even knowing about it (eventually you’ll find out).

-Reports on how Mexico is seeking a kind of lame immigration revenge against Donald Trump

-Today we discuss how millions of illegal aliens in the USA have a system to steal valid Social Security numbers to get jobs. The secondary effects this can actually cause the IRS to block YOUR passport and travel privileges… effectively ruining your life.