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Jean Barker 1127 views

That last thing I ever thought I'd do to make money in LA is act, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Job-hunting in Hollywood

Jean Barker 899 views

Since my work permit arrived about 10 days ago, I've been experiencing all the Hollywood glam of trying to pay my rent, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Living in the future

Jean Barker 3 comments | 1200 views

What do I miss the most about LA when I am in SA? My internet addiction, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Duck and Cover, kids!

Jean Barker 11 comments | 980 views

Apparently, gun control is not the answer. America's kids just need body armour, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Is a peaceful America possible?

Jean Barker 9 comments | 945 views

Is the USA finally relinquishing its status as global judge, jury and executioner, asks Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Micro-aggression, the Macro-buzz

Jean Barker 9 comments | 1304 views

A new buzzword is raising awareness in the USA of the seemingly small stupidities that can add up to serious prejudice over time, writes Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

LA - live and let die

Jean Barker 5 comments | 2661 views

In Los Angeles, you better die in your traffic accident without delaying anyone's commute, or there'll be hell to pay, says Jean Barker.


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Church in State

Jean Barker 85 comments | 2857 views

How does praying to Jesus before a city council meeting not violate the separation of church and state, asks Jean Barker

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The USA's 'Pot-Rush'

Jean Barker 33 comments | 2042 views

Maybe marijuana does have some medical uses. And now that medical use is legal, every pothead has a chronic ailment, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Offensive terms

Jean Barker 15 comments | 2403 views

What's offensive in one place is citrus hystrix in another - never more so than when it comes to racial terms, says Jean Barker.

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Americans: Why they say that

Jean Barker 38 comments | 3705 views

You don't have to agree with everything Americans say and do, but it helps to understand what motivates their weird ways, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

A South African fairytale

Jean Barker 23 comments | 4974 views

Expect the unexpected in South Africa, and even then, you never know... says Jean Barker of her trip home.

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