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Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – San Jose

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Bonnie.  San Jose, California. _________________________________________ Bonnie, what’s your take on America at this time? “I’m very concerned that America is so divided between the two main parties – Republicans and Democrats.  I’ve never seen the country in this kind of disarray, even in the [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Soheila, Originally from Iran

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Soheila.  Came to this country originally from Iran with her family when she was sixteen. ____________________________________ Soheila, what’s your take on America at this time? “I think we are going through really hard times right now.  But at the same time, I think this [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Nevada City, Ca.

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Kimmy.  Nevada City, California. _____________________________ Kimmy, what’s Nevada City like for you? “Nevada City is like heaven on Earth.  There’s just so much movement, so much dance, so much play, this loving energy.  People are so joyful and sweet, and the nature is so [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Karen, in Fort Bragg, Ca.

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Karen.  Ft. Bragg, California
_________________________________ Karen, what’s your take on America at this time? “It’s pretty crazy.  I wish there was a lot more peace and happiness.  The news is very depressing when I watch it, so I pretty much deal with my work, my [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Ft. Bragg, Ca.

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Richard.  Ft. Bragg, California ________________________ Richard, what’s your take on America at this time? “We’ve certainly slipped into fascism.  I feel that it’s been coming for a long time, because the folks who control capitalism in this country have realized that we’ve had enough, [...]

Abraham Lincoln & Donald Trump

Tweet I’ve just finished rereading Carl Sandburg’s great biography, Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years and The War Years. What Lincoln meant to the American people was shown by Lincoln’s final journey across the country by railroad car from the East Coast to Springfield, Illinois, where he was buried.  Along the journey, millions of people turned [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – T.J.

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along The Way T.J.  From Marin County, Ca.  Nurse. ___________________ T.J., if you were to paint a picture, what would be your vision of a really great America? “One that’s really open and inclusive and kind, and trying to make our country better.  There’s a lot of [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Sacramento, Ca.

Tweet Sacramento.  Capitol of the State of California. In 2002, a survey done for Time magazine named Sacramento “America’s Most Diverse City”.  Here you find an extraordinary mix of whites, African Americans, Chinese, Hmong, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Laotian, Japanese, Pakistani, Korean, Thai, Cambodian, Fijian, Tongan, Samoan, Native American, Hispanic and Latino, and a few others. [...]

Traveling to a New America – Temescal, Oakland, People Along the Way

Tweet I was in the Temescal neighborhood of Oakland, California today.  Temescal is a very diverse neighborhood, with people of different racial and economic backgrounds living side-by-side. I met a lovely young woman named Alana here. Alana, what’s your take on America at this time? “It’s been a private and personal adjustment for me right [...]

Traveling to a New America – Rockridge, California/People Along the Way

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Maya John, age 18, Rockridge, California. _______________ Maya, what’s your take on America right now? “I think we’ve had a lot of change from technology, we had a black president for two terms, a lot of immigration, but still there’s a lot of inequality [...]