Posted on 11. May, 2016 by Colin.
The founder of an NGO in Colombia explains two of the top territory hazards of trying to make a difference.
Posted on 09. Nov, 2015 by Colin.
The case for giving your children standard names that will not prevent them from getting a job someday.
Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 by Colin.
A unique manifestation of classism, the Spanish legacy we gringos raised on Hollywood morals run into early and often in Latin America.
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by Colin.
My review of ‘Oblivion’ by Hector Abad Faciolince, which describes the life of a progressive paisa doctor killed by paramilitaries.
Posted on 05. Aug, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: A look at two artifacts of classism: car ownership and domestic servants.
Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Describing classism, status, and the importance of (perceived) social class in Latin America.
Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Discussing the link between poverty and sex tourism, and whether sex tourism is necessary in impoverished countries.
Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Over 70 pics of the socialist graffiti that decorates Colombia’s National University in Bogota.
Posted on 16. Jul, 2011 by Colin.
SUMMARY: Description of congestion in Bogota in the context of an eye-opening, visionary speech by urban development genius and mayoral candidate Enrique Peñalosa.
Posted on 06. Mar, 2010 by Colin.
SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”