Guatemalan Woman Attempts to Secure US Anchor Baby for Immigration

I just saw a report on ABC about a woman who claims that the US government stole her child.  She entered the country illegally, which is a felony and an insult to the national sovereignty of this country, and when she was caught, she was deemed to be an unfit mother for smuggling her childContinue reading “Guatemalan Woman Attempts to Secure US Anchor Baby for Immigration”

US Government’s Illegal Torture Policies in the Middle East

A friend of mine came across this documentary and passed along the link.  I’m studying Middle Eastern history as my major, so he thought it would be relevant to my interests.  It’s 79 minutes and the audio gets steadily further and further out of sync with the video, but hey, it’s free, and it’s worthContinue reading “US Government’s Illegal Torture Policies in the Middle East”

A Sad Anchor Baby Story in the Philippines

If you’re not familiar with the anchor baby problem, there’s a part of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution that basically makes it so that any child born on US soil is granted US citizenship.  This was put in place to help ensure that the children of former African slaves would be guaranteed USContinue reading “A Sad Anchor Baby Story in the Philippines”

Counterfeit Goods in Singapore

Prior to just a few weeks ago, I had no idea there was a counterfeit goods market in Singapore at all.  During my trip to Kuala Lumpur I saw plenty of counterfeit goods that looked great.  When I used to think of counterfeit, or “bootleg” items, I always thought of cheap quality, or of somethingContinue reading “Counterfeit Goods in Singapore”