This Is Hysteria!: The Case For Hyphenated... →
This is an interesting idea, but what about the people who were rejected from identifying as the first part of the hyphen. My maternal grandmother’s family wouldn’t have been considered Poles because they were Jewish, and Germany didn’t want my maternal grandfather. My paternal family has been in the USA for a lot longer, so that even though my last name is an actual German...
Humans are humans.
This morning, in one of my classes, we discussed briefly the currently ongoing rescue of the Chilean miners. A friend of mine said he didn’t care. When I asked him why (I should mention that the complexity of our conversation was limited as this was a foreign-language class and therefore we were not speaking in our native language), he said he didn’t know enough about the situation. ...
Above is the entire episode of the “Glee” episode, “Grilled Cheesus.” First, I want to preface this post by saying this Tumblr is not intended as a fandom journal. I left my previous journal community because I was tired of fandom and I could barely keep up with it. I also tend to react more to news stories, or others’ fandom/pop culture critiques; that...
Travel Diaries from the Nobel Women’s Initiative... →
Still, most of the misery is borne by the Palestinians, and inflicted by Jews. This is SUCH a problematic statement. I am NOT at all disagreeing with the fact that Palestinians suffer misery in settled areas. I am not disagreeing with the fact that many Israelis inflict that pain and misery. And yes, the Israelis who are inflicting the pain are Jewish. But you know what? By saying that...