GOOD Books: The Foreign Perspective on Globalization
Everyone is talking about how we have just entered the "global age." But globalization is not a new concept. Ask authors from Liberia, Algeria, South Africa, South America, the French Caribbean, or the Czech Republic, and they will tell you how globalization has affected their countries for centuries.
Here, we highlight novels that are both entertaining and educational. Now that America is on the international scene as a player rather than an owner, we have a lot of catching up to do.
Episcopalian Churches Vote to Finally Allow Same-Sex Wedding Ceremonies Following the Supreme Court’s lead, the Church voted overwhelmingly to support same-sex wedding ceremonies.
Hawaii Becomes First State in The Nation to Ban Plastic Bags The state followed a nationwide trending of cities, finally banning plastic bags.
18-Year-Old Creates Device to Help the Blind Become More Mobile He started at age 12.
F*ck Yeah America Not everything sucks here in the land of the free! Fact: the USA’s national parks are bigger in size than all of England.
Studies Shows Race is a Big Factor in Online Dating White men and Asian women are pretty popular online.
Wacky Inventor Creates a Knife That Toasts as it Cuts I wonder what it can do with a bagel?
Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade
Playing in the Light: A Novel
The Chosen Place, The Timeless People
Borderlands: The New Mestiza = La Frontera
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
The Glass Room