London Journal: Xenophobia Cramps London Style

There is a xenophobia here that I have previously experienced only in outdated novels.

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What You Read is Who You Are

At the end of a four-day weekend, my granddaughter was bored. Dad still had work to do at his desk, but the generally cooperative child who can easily entertain herself was tired of writing and even tired of Legos. Luckily, I called as pre-arranged to read with her over the phone. We had started

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Immigrants Fitting In

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

There’s better news on immigration today. A study┬áby demographers at the University of Southern California shows that people who immigrated to the U.S. in the 1990s “made consistent progress toward social and economic integration until the Great Recession” (“Immigrants Are Still Fitting In,” Wall Street Journal, Monday, November 14, 2011, A5).

There

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Living with immigration

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS…

Living in a border state, one can hardly escape thinking about immigration. I have always thought a fence for keeping people out is delusional. Spending millions (or is it billions?) on a more sophisticated border fence is obscene. Think of what that money could do to educate and prepare people wanting economic

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