Ir en Metro, o en Deuda? Take the Metro, or Take the Debt?

Click here for English… “ -Fuera lo espera un chófer con un coche oficial. -Gracias.Prefiero ir en metro. ” Como el subsecretario Salvador Martí del Ministerio del Tiempo, ojala que habîan màs funcionarios que nos darîan el buen ejemplo de usar los transportes publicos. A menudo, la falta de transporte publico llega hasta faltar lasContinue reading “Ir en Metro, o en Deuda? Take the Metro, or Take the Debt?”

Bibliotecas y la vida tras la Deuda… Libraries and Life after Debt…

Click here for English… “ -¿Adónde vas? -A la biblioteca. -Hija, la vida es más que leer libros. -Ya lo sé, madre. -Lo aprendí leyendo” ¿Cuantos hemos sufrido la pena de ser facturado injustamente por una deuda? Muchos. ¿Cuantos tenemos la suerte de conocer nuestros derechos y que hay que defenderlos? No tantos. ¿Cuantos sabemosContinue reading “Bibliotecas y la vida tras la Deuda… Libraries and Life after Debt…”

Turkish Tuesdays, Arts/Media and Public Policy, and how Time Banks can help!

When I lived in Izmir, a Turkish TV spot shocked me: it showed an image of an elderly Black man, evidently homeless, sleeping in a stairwell directly beneath a sign that pointed up the stairs and read “White House” followed by the caption “Yorum Yok” or “No Comment.” This was about the same time thatContinue reading “Turkish Tuesdays, Arts/Media and Public Policy, and how Time Banks can help!”

Mindful Mondays, female leaders, and Adulting Ed.

Shirley Chisholm was a role model for many Black women. Legal & Financial Pro-Bono and continuing education (aka Adulting Ed.) is easier when there are strong role models for all of us, and helping to build those new role models is also part of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement -as these shows do:Continue reading “Mindful Mondays, female leaders, and Adulting Ed.”

Spanish Sundays, Words, and societal health

Thank you, Ms. Bechdel!  The words we use, especially about groups with less power in society, matter, and must become more fully inclusive for the health all of us:  – While watching El Ministerio del Tiempo with me, a friend commented that it was already passing the Bechdel test for sexism in films/TV shows inContinue reading “Spanish Sundays, Words, and societal health”

Spanish Sundays, Las Monedas Sociales y las Cooperativas/Community Currencies and Cooperatives, and Adulting via financial self-education

English here … “¿Ahora somos soberanos o rendimos pleitesía? Sí, al Banco Central Europeo.” Este era un comienzo para mi nueva forma de escribir, lo que iba a seguir mostrando como la Politiqua Publica y los Artes van juntos para el bien de todos, sobre todo cuando apoyado por las Monedas Sociales para empezar cooperativasContinue reading “Spanish Sundays, Las Monedas Sociales y las Cooperativas/Community Currencies and Cooperatives, and Adulting via financial self-education”

Spanish Sundays, Salud Para Todos, y la censura

— EnglishMe quedo sorprendida de haber aprendido (a traves de mi programa favorito: El Ministerio del Tiempo) que La Gripe Española de 1918 en realidad no comenzô en España, sino era llamada Española por el hecho de que España era el primer paîs (o el unico) de haber permitido noticias de esa maladia cuando empezô. Continue reading “Spanish Sundays, Salud Para Todos, y la censura”

Spanish Sundays and how Health Care relates to the media

— From my favorite show, El Ministerio del Tiempo (thanks to Spanish public television), I learned that: – CastellanoI remain surprised to have learned (via my favorite currently running TV show: El Ministerio del Tiempo) that the so-called Spanish Flu of 1918 actually did not likely begin in Spain, but was called Spanish due toContinue reading “Spanish Sundays and how Health Care relates to the media”

Spanish Sundays with no Don, during Sukkot

Here is where I am in my study of written Spanish this week! I’ve given up on reading Quixote: too slap-stick for my taste, and finally given in to the book I’ve been wanting to start reading for quite some time: another one by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, the author of one of my favorite sets ofContinue reading “Spanish Sundays with no Don, during Sukkot”

Spanish Sundays, and Public Health Threats: Censurship… La Censura: Una Amenaza para la Salud Pública

English Me quedo sorprendida de haber aprendido (a traves de mi programa favorito: El Ministerio del Tiempo) que La Gripe Española de 1918 en realidad no comenzô en España, sino era llamada Española por el hecho de que España era el primer paîs (o el unico) de haber permitido noticias de esa maladia cuando empezô. Continue reading “Spanish Sundays, and Public Health Threats: Censurship… La Censura: Una Amenaza para la Salud Pública”

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