It's not just billionaires who are benefitting from runaway inequality.
I knew I wasn't going to be spending $250 for a show. I'm proud of who I am, and where I've come from. And that's enough
Consider some other insulting tidbits from the PASSHE menu. They want to hire more temporary faculty, referred to as "teaching
Often partner disagreement about what a bed is for is rooted in the different family-of-origin experiences of the two partners.
Mandela's death should remind us that racism exists outside of institutions and seeps into our daily lives. Apartheid no longer stands as a law and yet it lives in so many people's minds. We have to pick up the fight from where Mandela left off.
For this cultural critic, it is interesting to consider what was left unsaid during SOTU's repartee of call and response. Here are a few issues that are perhaps too socially, culturally and politically sensitive for discussion in the SOTU public sphere.
When we use a broad brush to tag some neighborhoods "bad," we're not doing justice to the people who actually live in them. What's more, we let ourselves off the hook, dismissing "bad" areas as places to avoid, not to engage. We rob ourselves of the chance to learn what's really happening in any given place.
"Given their educational and occupational attainment, middle-class parents appeared to perceive themselves as equal or greater
My friends' and families' languages helped shape my identity and understanding of the world and are just as valuable as my academic discourse. But one language no longer commands power over the others. They are all intrinsically a part of me.
Our cultural preoccupation with physical appearance isn't simply a narcissistic tendency, but may, in part, reflect our striving for social standing in society.