Tag: Mexico

The Commonalities Americans Share With Seven Very Different Countries

The Commonalities Americans Share With Seven Very Different Countries
To some, it may not matter. To me, it does: What does the world think of us? Countless are the days I have thought that. Turned on my computer and cringed at the daily news feeds.¬† Been baffled and outraged by the events unfolding before me. Mortified by the way the country I love is... Read more »

Following President Trump's Muslim Ban, My Commitment to Reaching Out Into the World is Stronger Than Ever

Following President Trump's Muslim Ban, My Commitment to Reaching Out Into the World is Stronger Than Ever
The America that President Trump is showing to the world is not my America. And so my commitment to this blog project just got stronger. And much harder. Today, our president announced his immigration ban on Muslims from seven countries. Those countries are:¬†Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen. To date, I have only... Read more »

One Mexican Citizen's Views on Life and the Great Beast to the North

One Mexican Citizen's Views on Life and the Great Beast to the North
I am honored that fellow ChicagoNow blogger, Teresa Puente, reached out to me and put me in touch with Myriam, the voice for this post on Mexico. Puente, whose blog is called Chicanisma Chicago, has had a long and distinguished career as a freelance writer, college professor, and journalist. Although she has covered many different... Read more »
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