9/11 2001

The text about the hijacked jets that destroyed the twin towers is heartbreaking. The feeling of loosing someone important to you while looking at it happening must be horrible. When I read the different stories from September 9th I felt shocked that they survived. For example when I read about John Cerqueira , 22, and… Continue reading 9/11 2001

Outsourced

The word outsourcing is associated with the word globalization and contracting out. Outsource is if a company outsources, it pays to have part of its work done by another company Unions are fighting a plan by the university to outsource all non-academic services. Some companies outsource to cheaper locations to cut costs. That happened to… Continue reading Outsourced

Gran Torino

What are some of the challenges and pressures Thao and Sue have to deal with as second-generation immigrants? The Hmong-family had to move from their homeland to a country with opportunities to live a safer life, getting a job and get educated. Thao and Sue have opportunities than their parents and grandparents had. They might… Continue reading Gran Torino

Niger Delta Blues

We learn that the environmental devastation is caused by the oil industry in the Niger Delta. The situation in Nigeria is that the citizen’s don´t belong to the artificial entity called Nigeria. Because there are no schools, medical clinics or social services in most of their villages, no electricity and no clean drinking water. In… Continue reading Niger Delta Blues

GIRL RISING

I am going to discuss the film ”Girl Rising” It`s a film with a powerful message. It is an empowering and revolutionary documentary by the Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins. The film is about nine girls that are telling their life stories. They struggle every day for freedom, education and a voice. All of… Continue reading GIRL RISING