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
Ad absurdum: An attempt to disprove something by drawing a quick line of causation to an extreme, ridiculous, or absurd outcome. Ad baculum: The threat of force or violence for the sake of winning an argument. Ad hominem: This is an attack on the character or body of a person rather than the person’s arguments. Ad ignorantium:… Read More Fallacies, Fallacies and more logical Fallacies!
There are many reasons surrounding the decision to adopt a child. Parents may feel the inclination to enhance the living standards or to improve the life chances of a child, to increase their family size, an act of humanitarianism or due to complications with fertility. Many couples struggle to find a time that is suitable… Read More Family secrets about Adoption-When to tell the truth?
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
Slamming the taxi door behind her she ran towards the entrance of the hotel “Cleo” I screamed “What are you doing?” She scoffed at me; her eyes glistening with malevolence “What’d you think? He owes me money” I have known Cleo for a long time and there were only three things that she didn’t take… Read More Fall Bridges 7- The Story of Anna Cordova
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?
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?