Before jumping into the news around America, here’s a quick highlight of news around the world. Read More PoC News in America
Last week, the British Prime Minister gave a long-awaited speech on immigration. As with most long-awaited speeches, the lead-up in the press caused much more upset than the speech itself. In reality, David Cameron hinted at stricter rules for benefit caps for immigrants, and kept quiet about his earlier plans of putting a temporary cap on EU migration, something that would directly violate the EU principle of free movement. Read More Expat Ramblings: Don’t Hide
This edition of dispatches is full of new blogs to read and a bunch of great videos.
Greeting, unicorns near and far! Here’s your news from the old world. Read More News in Europe: This is a gorilla escape drill! Do not panic!
As far as literary prizes go, We Need New Names has all the makings of a winner: its author, a 31-year-old Zimbabwean immigrant to the U.S., never planned a career as a writer, yet this, her first novel, has not only served as a form of catharsis for her, but allowed readers a look at a generation of people struggling with the realities of a country that promised freedom and brought despair. Read More Reading The Man Booker Prize 2013: We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
Happy Friday! Let’s make it slightly more Eurocentric this week, why don’t we? Read More Friday News: Crap Towns and One Ugly Lady