Politics

6 Tips for Graciously Navigating Politics at Thanksgiving

By |2018-10-11T14:54:36-05:00November 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 |2018-10-11T14:54:47-05:00June 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.

Guide to Post-Inauguration Etiquette: Graciously Handling Political Conversations

By |2018-10-11T14:54:59-05:00January 17th, 2017|Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, United States, Workplace Etiquette|

Whether you attended or watched the inauguration, we are called to be civil to one another as the new administration takes office. Keep these tips in mind when engaging in post-inauguration discussion to encourage diverse perspectives

Building Bridges to Heal the Nation

By |2018-10-11T14:55:03-05:00November 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.