Tag Archives: Center for Global Awareness

The Progressive Left: Making of a Mythology, Three American Myths, pt. 2

By Dr. Denise R. Ames If you are like me, you are probably wondering what is going on today. I am trying to make sense of the turmoil, uncertainty, and rage. I find it is hard to get clear answers. … Continue reading

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A Time to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #11 Diminishing a Globalized Worldview

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing. Who can be trusted for wise council? Where are the elders? Elders have something to add to the conversation about what is going on today. I … Continue reading

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A Time to Speak Up: 12 Insights on Recent Events. #10 A Globalized Worldview

By Dr. Denise R. Ames This is a momentous time that we are experiencing. Who can be trusted for wise council? Where are the elders? Elders have something to add to the conversation about what is going on today. I … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Awareness: Through the Lens of a Cruise Ship Lecturer

I have a new gig! Although I have authored six books and been the president of a non-profit organization, the Center for Global Awareness, over the last five years, I am also starting a new position as a cruise-ship lecturer. … Continue reading

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Twins and the Next Generation

Dr. Denise R. Ames “Twins,” I screeched. This was my first reaction to the news that my daughter, Mia, was pregnant with twins. She told me the news that she was pregnant a few months earlier but she wanted to … Continue reading

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Fire and Fireworks: Confusion in Dubai

Confusion! This theme resonated with me as I toured three of the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) – Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain – for two weeks in November 2015 with a group of educators sponsored by the Bi-lateral … Continue reading

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Confusion: Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates

Confusion! This theme resonated with me as I toured three of the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) – Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain – for two weeks in November 2015 with a group of educators sponsored by the Bi-lateral … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015

I love Earth Day and it is just around the corner, April 22. I love it because we are honoring more than just one person but the Earth itself. What a wonderful tradition. In honor of Earth Day, I would … Continue reading

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A Whale of A Miracle

There’s only one long, narrow, winding road from Tijuana to the southern tip of the skinny peninsula of Baja, Mexico, and it leads to one of the most spectacular encounters with nature that a human can have. My husband, travel … Continue reading

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The Economy: Korean Blog Series: Part 5

How could they do it? That is what I and others wondered as our group of educators toured the POSCO Steel Plant in Gwangyang, South Korea. Sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies, we were experiencing first-hand what the world … Continue reading

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