December 3, 2020

Speaking of Removing Statues of Racist Icons, What About Che Guevara?

Ché quickly became known for his ruthlessness and violence. (Mountain Travel) Rosario is Argentina’s second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag memorial, and the country’s bitterest football rivalry between Rosario Central and Newell’s Old Boys. It is also the birthplace of […]

Four Perspectives On Removing Confederate Monuments

Reuters reports that in the wake of the Charlottesville violence, “municipal leaders in cities across the United States said this week they would step up efforts to pull [Confederate] monuments from public spaces.” Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Monday that she has spoken with multiple contractors regarding the removal and relocation of Confederate monuments, reports […]

UNREAL: Military Removing ‘Man’ From Job Titles, Citing Gender Equality

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are getting a progressive make-over.  The word ‘man’ will be dropped from each job and rating description to make them inclusive and gender-neutral. Long gone are the days of ordnanceman, corpsman, or naval aircrewman- the new rating could be called ordinance person, health assistant, and aircrew assistant. “This is one more step in […]

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