Neal M. Rosendorf
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Immigration in America
Suffer the Little Children: The View from El Paso

A visit to the El Paso-Juarez “borderplex” points to the difficulties involved in recovering the sensible center on immigration policy.

Vacation Note: I Go to Rio

Carlos Saldanha’s animated blue macaw is Hollywood’s soft-power gift to Brazil.

Filling in the Blanks

The Washington Post reported this week that a number of Arizona politicians, both Republican and Democratic, are deeply concerned over their state’s developing reputation for intolerance and bigotry. One interviewee, Grant Woods, a Republican former state attorney general, lamented the current state of affairs: “To be an Arizonan is to be a part of Mexico. […]


Hollywood-produced movies like Kung Fu Panda paint Chinese culture in a positive light for all the world to see, which has Beijing wondering, “Why can’t we do that?”

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