Demographic Change Comes to South Korea

Forty per cent of men in rural areas have a foreign bride. As usual, diversity may prove problematic:

There are already growing concerns. Lim deplores the high dropout rate among biracial children and suggests they “face a future as the country’s permanent, racialized underclass.”

Diversity is Strength!

A bunch of my favorite blogs have been devoting a lot of attention to the Zimmerman-Martin case. As a Canadian, I would find virtually anything else more interesting, so I sure the whole affair wraps up quickly, one way or another.

However, this has been a useful reminder of the pathologies of  (certain) diverse societies, and how, in large ways or small, those pathologies affect us all.