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Environmental Problems: Global Disasters Waiting to Happen

Our environments are constantly changing, and correspondingly serious problems arise as a result of these changes.  There are many serious environmental problems, such as pollution, overpopulation, natural resource depletion, waste disposal.  The most important and most talked about problem is global warming, with the associated rise in temperature and sea level.   This was the main […]

Can the American Dream Be Continued? – II

The U.S. has long been known as a country where if you work and study hard, then you, or at least your children, will be able to get a good education, a good job, and live a reasonably comfortable life.  This is known as the American Dream.  Every year especially after the end of WWII, […]

“A Teacher’s Reflection: 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Asia Study Tour” by Lisa Wiater, English Teacher at Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, NJ*

The 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Asia Study Tour [1] was a two-week immersion program created to learn about WWII history in Asia.  It allowed me to gain knowledge that I could have never obtained by reading a book.  As a public high school teacher, I firmly believe that study tours are an invaluable way to […]

New Nanking Massacre Petition for 80th Anniversary – December 2017

Over a period of about six weeks starting on December 13, 1937, a huge number (around 300,000) of Chinese, mostly civilians including women and children, were massacred by the Japanese army in Nanking (now called Nanjing). Countless women and girls were also raped. These gruesome events were recorded by eye witnesses from around the world, […]