Chewing-Gum In The UK: A Mexican Solution To A Sticky Problem?

Since March 2009, a new type of chewing-gum has been on sale in Britain’s 200 Waitrose stores. Retailed as ‘Chicza’ , it is supposedly organic, biogradable, is no stickier than Blu Tack and  dissolves in the rain from pavements after only a month – unlike its  rivals , which can survive for up to five […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on May 12th, 2009 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

President Obama & The US Hispanic Community Today: Has He Delivered?

Without the support of the USA’s Spanish-speakers, Obama might not have won the election in November 2008. They are now looking to him to keep his promises. 67% of the Latino electorate voted for Obama compared to just 31% for his opponent, John McCain. 76% of them were under 30 years of age and 62% […]

Filed under: Politics | Posted on May 12th, 2009 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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