America’s got (voter ID) issues

Jean Barker 5 comments | 760 views

Democrats and Republicans are having another stupid argument about something that could easily be solved by simply getting something done, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Ebola panic in the US news

Jean Barker 14 comments | 3430 views

The "Ebola threat" to the USA is a Hollywood nightmare come true, or a Hollywood box office dream come true. And it's definitely a news cycle's dream come true, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Crazy Cases

Jean Barker 10 comments | 1694 views

People in other countries have always been amused by America's legal system, because it allows you to sue people for anything, including not realising how dumb you could be, even if they already know you're John Boehner, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Worse than al-Qaeda

Jean Barker 28 comments | 4712 views

Who would have thought you could actually create an organization that was worse than the Syrian regime, or worse than al-Qaeda, asks Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Missouri: The past bites back

Jean Barker 19 comments | 2181 views

The uprising over unarmed black teenager Michael Brown's shooting is really not so much about one young man, as all about what being brown-skinned still means in the USA, writes Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Background and... action

Jean Barker 1411 views

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

Jean Barker

Living in the future

Jean Barker 3 comments | 1217 views

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

 

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Fighting talk

Jean Barker 27 comments | 2633 views

It's impossible to have a civilised discussion about Gaza in with anyone I know in America right now, says Jean Barker.

Jean Barker

Job-hunting in Hollywood

Jean Barker 926 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.

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Duck and Cover, kids!

Jean Barker 11 comments | 990 views

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

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Is a peaceful America possible?

Jean Barker 9 comments | 951 views

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

 
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Church in State

Jean Barker 85 comments | 2861 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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