Politics

6 Tips for Graciously Navigating Politics at Thanksgiving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36+00:00November 4th, 2017|Culture, Dining, Gracious Living, Holiday Parties, Holiday Season, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Politics, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Flashbacks of Aunt Sally and Grandpa Ben’s political brawl last year have haunted you all week. These 6 tips will keep the evening running as smoothly as gravy.

Celebrating Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Day

By |2018-10-11T14:54:47+00:00June 29th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Asia, China, Chinese Culture, Cross-Cultural, Global Traditions, Hong Kong, Intercultural, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Politics|

Handover Day is also a time of social activism, with thousands of citizens gathering to rally for their rights. Originally organized by the Civil Human Rights Front, the causes behind this yearly march have been numerous, but the overarching theme is universal suffrage.

Japan & U.S. Remembrance and Reconciliation: 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

By |2018-10-11T14:55:01+00:00December 7th, 2016|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Lifestyle, Politics, U.S. Holidays, United States|

As we raise our flags to half-mast on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, let us remember those who have died, and learn from the examples of empathy and reconciliation set by President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe.

Building Bridges to Heal the Nation

By |2018-10-11T14:55:03+00:00November 16th, 2016|Cross-Cultural, Lifestyle, Politics, United States|

A week after the results were announced, the United States is still wracked by harrowing division, and vitriolic debate that had outlasted the polling booth. Some view this as a systemic correction, an aberration, and a reason for uncertainty about our nation’s future.