American Identity

Geert Wilders quotes Tancredo: “Miami is a Third World Country”

The rise of the far-right across Europe is disturbing enough, but attention must surely be given when oceans are being crossed, and international connections are being deepened. On Saturday June 30th, the far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, leader of the … Continued

Tulsa Cleans Up Act! for America’s Islamphobia at Recent Event

In the damp solemnity of an overcast day, and against the typical drone of downtown Tulsa, over one hundred people gathered in silence. Carrying nothing but brooms, mops and buckets, clad in matching blue t-shirts and surgical masks, these demonstrators … Continued

Immigration

‘Dreams in Arizona Have Been Swept Away’

The following article is one of a series of accounts from students who recently returned  from Arizona. They were part of a delegation that spent a week touring the state amid  the enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center … Continued

Politics

“The Other:” Barack Obama and the Fight for American Identity

A scant nineteen months into office, Barack Obama has become the lightning rod for the unfolding fight for American identity—a fight that will last far into the twenty-first century as the country becomes minority white and dramatically more pluralistic. That … Continued

Immigration

“I am an American”

When Amanda Standerfer was the Library Director at the Helen Matthes Public Library in Effingham in downstate Illinois she was disturbed by the snarky comments of some library patrons who were offended by kids in the children’s area speaking Spanish.  … Continued

podcast

Audio: December 2009 Blogcast

This month we meet with another activist fighting for the basic civil right called marriage. As you probably know, here in California Proposition 8 passed late last year and court challenges have not been successful in overturning the discriminatory law … Continued

Video Contest Extended

Imagine 2050 has received so many great submissions we decided to keep the party rolling for a few more days. The editor has decided to extend the deadline for submitting a video to August 25th at midnight CST and the … Continued