My name is Stefano Tijerina and this blog’s objective is to connect Maine’s social, environmental, economic, cultural, and political issues to the global system, centering on how the local impacts the global and how the global impacts the local or what is known in Global Studies as the Global effect. In our present era of globalization it is crucial for the general public to understand how the new dynamics of the international system impact our lives here in Maine and how our local decisions impact the earth.
Why we must re-engage, even when we disagree
That interior design license? A product of crony capitalism, government greed
The press may be all that’s left that can save us
Notes from a Corner of the Country