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A GLOBAL MOBILE MOTHER’S DAY

May 14, 2017

Global mobile citizens, naturally, have a different Mother’s Day experience than they would in their home country. First, it’s not celebrated on the same day. Last week was Mother’s Day in the Czech Republic. It passed with a whisper. Nothing like Mother’s Day in the United States celebrated at mythic proportions, fueled by the capitalist machine my country is known for.           The U.S. celebration of Mother’s Day is not related to the many celebrations of…

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I’ve Given My Life to Google

The other day I remembered a promise to call someone and rushed to enter it into my calendar, my Google Calendar.  In that moment I recognized I had handed my life over to Google. It has happened a lot lately.  I agreed to take…

September 27, 2014
Digital Culture

A Tale of Two Women

A Tale of Two Women and a Nation Fueling a Latin American Economic Renaissance It is a powerful moment to be in Chile.  For a women who has committed her professional life to gender equality I am hours away from watching a nation choose…

November 16, 2013
Digital Culture Travel virtual work

CROSSING BORDERS IN A GLOBAL WORLD

The Global Mobile Worker Project is about crossing borders, both real and imaginary.  While the world has become more expansive and connected through technology, countries defend their borders ever more fiercely.  While walls are torn down in one part of the world, fences are…

August 17, 2013
Digital Culture

GENERATION NOW SAYS NOW WHAT?

Andrew Jenks, a documentary filmmaker whose social television found a home on MTV, chronicled his experiences living for one week at a time with young people from all walks of life.   Through the show, college tours, Facebook and Twitter, Jenks uncovers the raw nerves…

August 28, 2011
Digital Culture

US Census 2010 – And The Children Shall Lead The Way

PART II of a two-part series. Some 40 states show population losses of white children since 2000 due to declining birth rates. Minorities represented all the increases in the under-18 population in Texas and Florida, and most of the gains in the child population…

April 30, 2011
virtual work

BATTLE STANCE GIVES LIFT TO FRENCH, UK LEADERS

My first reaction to this headline was “such a typical male reaction to crisis – shoot it.”  You can’t argue with that fact – no matter the right or wrong of it. In the last century we have repeated examples of military actions that…

March 19, 2011
virtual work

WE DON’T NEED NO STINKIN DOLLAR HERE

Don’t just imagine that sentence in a foreign accent.  There is an American voice that feels the dollar doesn’t need to be the dominant form of currency.  Two separately emerging movements are challenging the superiority of the dollar; global dissatisfaction with the dollar and…

February 18, 2011