Posts Tagged ‘identity’

One of the consistent accusations against those who voted in favor of Brexit, the referendum on Great Britain leaving the European Union (EU), is that they are racists.  The charge is based upon the facts that the great majority of those who voted for Brexit are white and many are motivated by an anti-immigrant bias, even animus.  In contrast, the opponents of Brexit view themselves as tolerant, even welcoming, of racial differences.

The problem with the anti-Brexits’ racist charge is that it is inexact and self-serving.  Read the rest of this entry »

             Even though I am happily married to a wonderful British West Indian, we still experience cross-cultural differences.  Obviously July 4th, when we Americans celebrate our independence from the tyrant King George III, is a bit dicey.  Strangely, December 31st presents another challenge.  Is it New Year’s Eve or, as my wife calls it, Old Year’s Night?  Read the rest of this entry »

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