The problem is the adults. I'm taking about the parents who raised their kids to think it's hilarious to embrace racial caricatures. And yes, I'm aware that some of the students in the photo are Latinos. If anything, that's even worse.
Due to hectic work schedules and tight budgets, Americans are traveling less this year than they have in the past forty. But they're certainly still traveling, and this summer, many are jetting off to international locales.
Do you feel that your summer vacation is always too short? Are you sick of the rainy weather at home or are you just bored with your everyday routine? If so, why not consider moving abroad?
Amid a recent flurry of announced investments in the booming Mexican auto sector, a cold hard fact is increasingly impossible to ignore: overall foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mexico has been nothing short of mediocre in recent years even despite the country's post-crisis hype.
Mexico has suffered a bum rap over the past few years. Drug lords, gang violence, swine flu ... the combination has translated into a dramatic falloff in this country's appeal for would-be American retirees. Meantime, Mexico is home to more than a million American expats. They can't all be misguided.
It has been months since my last article. The absence was due in part to my preparation of a speaking engagement at the Luxury Lab conference last month in São Paulo, Brazil.
Whether you're headed to Cabo or Cancun, Mexico City or beyond, flights to Mexico aren't always cheap. Where you live and which airlines service that airport play a big part in how much you'll pay for your flight.
While most people suffer the occasional big wave, open ocean nightmare here and there, surfers like Mark Healey dedicate their lives to hunting down the biggest, heaviest waves in the world to score the ride of a lifetime.
Musicians from East Los Angeles have a long tradition of using their talents to draw attention to complex social and political issues.
There are simple strategies for journalists to stop acting as saviors. We can't just drop in, extract our story, and depart. We must take the time to listen, develop relationships, dedicate resources, and ultimately, allow the migrants themselves to steer the ship.
I hate to think people actually believe those stereotypes, but it's likely some do. Or maybe they simply don't stop to think about how hurtful and damaging those kinds of images can be.
All startups are hard. At the Ivy Oasis How to Build a Strong Start-Up event at Columbia University several speakers made this clear. Despite the sex appeal many attach to being the founder of a tech startup, the reality is that it's stressful and exhausting.
In many ways, the Battle of Palmito Ranch was a minor battle over the much larger issues that would define the political terms in North America in the middle of the 19th Century.
There's a good reason -- or rather, many wonderful reasons -- why families, couples, and singles, the young and the old, from many parts of the world, are drawn to this strip on the eastern shore of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
all photos by Jay ...