Resistance among Rotting Crops in Georgia (Part 2)

By Lupita Aguila Arteaga, Washington, DC

Photo Credit: Rúben Castilla Herrera

The GLAHR offices were filled with native Georgians and people from all corners of the country. Some were working on art work and banners for the march, others were folding fliers and participating in “Know Your Rights” workshops, and some were sent to the streets to document which businesses would remain open or be closing in support of the call for non-compliance (no work/no shopping).

If the huevos and frijoles didn’t wake me up, the sentiment of solidarity and resistance felt in that room was


SPORTS: US and Them

Many people have argued that globalization is a negative thing for the job market. One such argument against globalization is that the increase in competition of labor allows for citizens of other nations to be hired by a company instead of hiring a citizen within that company’s native country. Another argument that people have is that it is not right for someone to come from a poorer nation to go to a richer nation and earn a higher wage only to send it back to their native land.

This is an interesting argument when you think about it in the world of sports. A fellow blogger of mine (Jill G) wrote about watching theRead more