Posts Tagged ‘Peace Corps’

What Obama’s Win Means To Me

{ Posted on Nov 11 2008 by Bill Zimmerman }
I spent the night of November 4th like most Americans abroad—and indeed much of the world with cable TV, I suspect—watching the election results trickle in until dawn. We were a mix of Americans, Cameroonians and a token Canadian. ...Read More »

The Myth of Integration

{ Posted on Feb 19 2007 by Bill Zimmerman }
In the foreword to Margaret Mead’s ground-breaking and controversial first book Coming of Age in Samoa, her advisor, Franz Boas, wrote that: Courtesy, modesty, good manners and conformity to definite ethical standards are universal, but what constitutes courtesy, modesty, very good ...Read More »