The “Golden Age” from 1945-1972, was an exceptional phase of American history. Looking back upon this era now widely considered to be the epitome of American prosperity, historian Eric Hobsbawm wrote, “Gold glowed more brightly against the dull or dark background of the subsequent decades of crisis.” The vague, much-repeated promise to recapture the wonders…… Continue reading Make America Kind Again
As a kid, I was never proud to be a Texan. I despised all things ¨country.¨ As a young adult, I was not proud to be an American. Spending a semester studying abroad in London in 1999 with a pack of obnoxious Yankee college students didn´t help my image of the ugly american loudmouth tourist.…… Continue reading Confessions of an Expat Yogini: 5 Reasons I Live Outside the U.S.A.