Athens, Sochi, Brazil: How Do We Prevent Funding Stadiums over Schools?

As promised at my last Lifetime Learning Lecture, he is more information on the astounding cost of sporting events and how fix this problem. http://voices.yahoo.com/a-better-way-host-olympics-world-cup-12698652.html    

The (Unresolved) Clash of Cultures: What Peru can learned from the “Party Politics” of Wounded Knee

Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Tragedy Like so many geographic names, the origin of the word “Chicago” is Native American. These first Chicagoans named the area: “shikaakwa” or “Stinky Onion.” Not the most ostentatious of names, but a very accurate description of the plant life that continues to line the banksContinue reading “The (Unresolved) Clash of Cultures: What Peru can learned from the “Party Politics” of Wounded Knee”

Rio Redbull, Now at Macy’s

As part of Macy’s “Brasil” summer marketing campaign, the former Marshall Fields superstore has added some fun extras to their usual inventory. In addition to Brazilian themed clothes, there are music CDs with killer beats (my personal favorite song was not there), snacks, and even a soda from our southern neighbors, Guarana Antarctica.  According toContinue reading “Rio Redbull, Now at Macy’s”