Posts Tagged ‘Statue of Liberty’

statue-of-libertyThe Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was dedicated on October 28, 1886, 130 years ago. It was “a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy.”

Here are some fun facts:
*Total overall height from the base of the pedestal foundation to the tip of the torch Read the rest of this entry »

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Refugees Encounter a Foreign Word: Welcome

‘When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression’

Whiteness.

Medicalization and its Discontents

Expats and accents

N.J. forces mom to pay son’s student loans: Murder ‘does not meet threshold for loan forgiveness’ Read the rest of this entry »

syrian refugeesThere are three basic arguments against blocking Syrian refugees from entering the United States, after the extensive screening already taking place:

1. It’s exactly what Daesh wants. That’s a rather persuasive arguments against equating refugees with terrorists, for me. Read the rest of this entry »

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