EssaysMulticulturalism
January 12, 2017

Loneliness, Solitude and Solace

While thinking about immigration or just any transition in one’s life one of the first things that come to mind is loneliness. We cannot brush off the fact that we feel lonely sometimes. Is it a good thing? Perhaps, there is a meaning behind it if it's successfully transformed into…
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#feminismMulticulturalismWorld
January 9, 2017

Carol Rossetti, a Feminist Who Expresses Her Ideals Through Art.

The image is taken from https://rampages.us/sociallyengagedmedia/carol-rossetti/ They say that people who have acquired fame overnight often become pretentious, but it is not the case with Carol Rossetti, a Brazilian illustrator who became famous for her illustrations about women. During our interview, Rossetti was humble and simply friendly. She was eager…
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EssaysMulticulturalism
January 5, 2017

The Assumption of Assimilation

This is a guest post by Nick, editor of LiveLiftCode.   I don't consider myself multicultural. Multi-racial, yes, but not multicultural. Growing up in Los Angeles, you find that people of a multiracial descent are not uncommon. My particular combination (Mexican roots mixed with a few white backgrounds) is one…
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MulticulturalismWorld
January 4, 2017

At the intersection of disparate privileges.

As I have repeatedly pointed out in my previous posts, I believe that fighting for human rights and equality cannot be extended to only one group or category. If it is rights for women, women of all backgrounds should be considered. If it is social advocacy for the prevention of…
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Essays
December 30, 2016

New Year’s Recollections

Every year we make New Year's resolutions: run 20 miles, find true love, land a dream job. Every year we make promises to ourselves to change, but often forget that all these positive changes are not possible without utilizing the essence of who we are. The part of our personality…
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World
December 28, 2016

Remembering Doctor Liza

To see the photograph of Dr.Liza, please click here: http://img.cncenter.cz/img/12/article/3185565_tu-154-rusko-elizaveta-glinka-doctor-liza-v4.jpg?v=4 By now, I am sure many of you know about the Russian plane Tu-154 that crashed by the coastal area of Sochi while on the way to Syria. None of the people on board had managed to survive Among them…
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EssaysMulticulturalism
December 28, 2016

On That Unfavorable Question “Where Are You From?”

In 2014, Taiye Selasi gave a talk titled “Don't ask where I am from, ask where I am a local” In her speech, Selasi elaborates on the concept of inter-localism and the set of simple tips that we should use to create the right picture about one’s background. She used herself…
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Issues in Israeli Society
December 18, 2016

Sponsorship Bridging

What is worth to consider before donating money if you actually want to make a change. It is not a secret that various Israeli establishments such as NGOs greatly benefit from foreign donations. They are involved in a wide range of tasks designed to improve lives of different segments of…
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Israel DiscoverIssues in Israeli Society
December 9, 2016

Historical Perspective on Palestinian and Later,Israeli Conflict in 13 minutes.

Okay...I have to do a post on the issue as the conflict contributes so much to the mentality and lifestyle on both sides. I picked this video for the purpose of explaning the matter because it is light, intertaining and does not evoke political agressiveness. Unlike many mainstream sourses, Crash…
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