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immigration policy, Walt Whitman, and Donald Trump’s wall; or, the Berlin Wall redux

      “Immigrants are some of the most courageous and industrious people humanity has to offer.” — Chardo Richardson, House of Representatives candidate in Florida   “[W]hen New York was being abandoned in the 1960s and 1970s, a flood … Continue reading

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good neighbors (in a metropolis)

          Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. — Matthew 22:31     *****************************************************   I have lived in New York City since early adulthood. New Yorkers cold and impersonal? Too busy to be Good Samaritans? … Continue reading

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“New York can be lived as a small town”

    “Even with that sprawl of humanity, New York can be lived as a small town, familiar and compact.” — “Immigrants Are Not the Enemy, They Are Us,” by Jim Dwyer, The New York Times, November 2, 2017   … Continue reading

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