Why Tea is the Antidote to Trump

By Cecelia Bittner. Paris, France.  My resistance to the massive fear of ‘the other’ and sense of scarcity that fueled Donald Trump’s election has been to support refugees on their difficult, often horrific journeys. The current political environment encourages people to fear the other and blame everyone from Mexicans, to Muslims, to Planned Parenthood, for…

European visas for Americans? Voices from 6 countries.

By Samuel Jones. The opening months of the year 2017 have not lacked for controversy. The American people were still pondering the aftermath of the inauguration of their 45th president – and the mass mobilization of protestors across the globe with which this event was met – when, on January 27th, 2017, the White House…

La Vie en Rose? Observations from an American Resisting in France

By Sam Jones. My acceptance to my university’s study abroad program in Lyon, France coincided with the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. As I prepared to spend the next five months in Europe, many of my friends and classmates remarked that I was lucky to be escaping to…