Looking into the poor treatment of Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Mass farm-work migration into the United States stemmed from the macro-economics of the inverse tariff caused by the US government. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was created to reduce economic barriers and tariffs between countries however, it allowed the American government to takeover Mexico’s market and profit off producing corn. Corn is one… Read More Looking into the poor treatment of Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

“Coffee Obsessions” and Commodity Fetichism has made Americans Oblivious

Cappuccinos, Expressos, Mochas and Flat White. We drink Coffee everyday not knowing that small coffee farmers all over the world are being exploited. Alienation has caused a huge impact on small farmers in third world countries. In Hi-Tech factories located in China there is a clear separation of workers from owners. This is because the… Read More “Coffee Obsessions” and Commodity Fetichism has made Americans Oblivious

Disclosing Finances and Debt to your children: Harmful or Beneficial?

Money, debt and financial stability has always been a taboo topic in family households as parent(s) debate what information is necessary, useful or toxic to disclose to children. A 1992 qualitative study done by sociologists from the Center of Human Growth and Development, Vonnie McLoyd and Leon Wilson indicated that single mothers facing relatively difficult times… Read More Disclosing Finances and Debt to your children: Harmful or Beneficial?

Should Parents tell their Children about personal illnesses?

The family is one of the most important social organizations where members parent-child disclosure occurs in an attempt to remain interconnected with each other. However the types of topics that parents chose to disclose information about can both affect and improve relationships with their children. Research shows that when secrets are involved the dynamics of… Read More Should Parents tell their Children about personal illnesses?