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Mexico, Canada: “Nationalism is a Disease”

Juan – a Mexican native and Canadian resident – of the Bloggie-nominated site Global Culture tackles nationalism, identity, and why he writes in English. “My years in Mexico were great, but were mostly about survival in the sense that there was little time for any activities that would not contribute directly to advancing as an individual. The migrant experience taught me two things: 1) the survival skills are very useful when faced with the challenge of starting from zero in a new country; 2) there is more to life than surviving, but all those things will only appear once you have the basics under control.”

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