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People fear and mistrust what they don’t know – including people of other racial and ethnic backgrounds. That lack of trust causes social and political divisions in the U.S. and around the world, especially when it comes to immigrants. Inspired by research in Hungary that found computer games could help players reduce their prejudice toward immigrants, my colleague Patrick Stewart devised a role-playing game as part of an American nat…
04.02.2020 · From The_Conversation_USA
A recent court ruling about faraway American Samoa may have profound implications for a conflict that’s been going on for nearly 200 years: who gets to be an American citizen. Debates over who gets citizenship and what kind of citizenship they get have always been intertwined with race in American history, as we have learned through our individual research on the historical status of Native Americans and African Americans and the research we have done together on restricting Chinese immigr…
30.01.2020 · From The_Conversation_USA
Localidad de Schengen, en Luxemburgo, donde se firmó el Acuerdo de Schengen por el que varios países de Europa suprimieron los controles en sus fronteras y trasladaron esos controles a las fronteras exteriores. El mundo de ayer (1942) es una obra importante en la carrera del escritor austríaco de origen judío Stefan Zweig. Este libro es muchas cosas, pero es, sobre todo, un alegato contra las fronteras. No es que el autor no afirme su patriotismo, lo hace, pero el suyo es el patriotismo de un estado que, en el momento de ...
18.02.2019 · From The_Conversation_Spain
President Donald Trump tends to portray migrants as a foreign problem that has suddenly – and unfairly – been “dumped” at America’s doorstep. Migration “is a way they get certain people out of their country and dump in U.S.,” he wrote on Nov. 25 about a caravan of mostly Honduran women, children and young men seeking asylum in the United States. He is not alone. The flow of refugees and asylum-seekers from poor countries to the United States border is often attributed, incorrectly, to domestic unrest in a far-off nation.
18.12.2018 · From The_Conversation_USA