Editor’s note: The original version of this blog appeared on November 21, 2011.
Black Friday is a day I usually dread. People camp out for days to buy items such as televisions, video games and other things at greatly reduced prices. Some stores will be open starting on the eve of Thanksgiving, […]Continue Reading →
If you can read this, you have power.
English is the language of power in many contexts around the world. In the US, the UK, and Australia, it’s the common language of society, but it’s also the language of much business and internet activity the world over.
Here’s the […]Continue Reading →
I am a sucker for traditions. I love celebrating important moments by reﬂecting each year on special days. The prayer vigil for immigration reform has become a tradition in our community. However we never intended it to be an annual tradition. Four years ago, we gathered to cry out […]Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a challenging situation in the neighborhood in which I live, the Parkside Apartments. My wife and I—and each of our neighbors, most of whom are refugees or other immigrants—received a letter notifying us that the local government intended to include our apartment complex in a redevelopment zone, […]Continue Reading →