Maya Muses: 2012 is a landmark year in many ways and capturing Joseph Kony can be one way of making this world a better place. No, his capture will not be a panacea for our troubled world, but it will make a difference in the lives of many Ugandan children and that alone is worth […]
Entries Tagged as 'Political Parlance'
March 9th, 2012 · By Lynn
December 14th, 2010 · By Lynn
Maya Muses: Severn Suzuki was 12 years old when she spoke at the UN Earth Summit in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. She spoke from the heart and you can’t help but listen to her.
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Has anything changed? Sadly, no.
November 9th, 2010 · By Lynn
Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet
I met ten refugees from Tibet not too long ago. They had been given political asylum in France and were happy to be here while missing their homes, their families, and their friends.
They told me how they had walked across the Himalayas from their homeland to Nepal. It had taken them […]
May 20th, 2010 · By Lynn
When you have ten Mexican-Americans in a sleek silver gray rented mini-bus traveling together with one Anglo in tow it doesn’t turn heads in the Southwest, at least not in Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, or California. As we ventured our way into the depths of Arizona, however, we caused a stir among the local authorities […]
October 1st, 2009 · By Lynn
Is it any wonder that Hollywood is in an uproar that Roman Polanski was held by Swiss authorities when he was on his way to the Zurich Film Festival for a lifetime achievement award??? Of course not! These people don’t live by the same standards that you and I live by! When the rich and famous […]
June 29th, 2009 · By Lynn
In 1979 I met a young Iranian girl, Sharareh, who had come to Paris to study French. Her father brought her to France and then returned to Iran. Sharareh was left alone for the first time in her life in a strange city and a strange country, but she was excited to be in Paris and we became […]
June 23rd, 2009 · By Lynn
If there aren’t enough problems in France with the Arab population not feeling integrated into French society (it’s not just a feeling, the majority are not) then French President Sarkozy wanting to ban the Burka in France will only add to the discord that already exist.
Today I will play Devil’s Advocate and say that there […]
April 18th, 2009 · By Lynn
Maya Muses: A new Canadian law, the April 17 amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act, was passed and now there are several hundred thousand people around the world who may have gone to bed Thursday night as a citizen of some other country only to have awoken as a Canadian citizen and not even know it! […]
April 5th, 2009 · By Lynn
Update: Dec. 17, 2009 - Once again David Goldman has been led on a wild goose chase! David was on his way to Brazil yesterday to get custody of his son after a five year battle. A Brazilian appeal’s court ordered Sean to be returned to his father. Yes for an […]
March 13th, 2009 · By Lynn
David Goldman needs your support this Saturday, March 14, 2009; a crucial day in which a planned demonstration is scheduled to take place. As I mentioned in an earlier post, the date for the rally has been moved due to changes in the meeting between Brazilian President Lula da Silva and President Obama, so this is just a […]