Billi's World

World Social Issues


One of the purposes of this website/blog is to explore various issues facing our society, and by extension, the issues facing the world landscape, and how those issues affect our society. We can no longer think of ourselves as "us vs. them." Since the advent of the Internet, the countries of the world have grown virtually closer. We can talk to someone in Australia, or the UK, or Antarctica simply by using Skype. So, whether we like it or not, the issues facing them face us, also.



What has happened to our country? How Donald Trump changed our society.

  •  12-12-2020 09:24 PM
  •  12-07-2020 08:01 AM

A view on how the election of Donald Trump has changed our society.

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  •  12-07-2020 06:46 AM

The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25, 2020, brought back memories of how I first learned about racism in 1953, when I was 9 years old. Racism was flourishing in Oklahoma City, OK, at that time. It was all new to me, but it wouldn't be new for long.

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  •  12-07-2020 06:10 AM

Yemen is number 1 on the Index of Fragile States because of continuing civil war and extreme poverty.

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Welcome to our new forum.

Just for fun: Who won the presidential election? (There appears to be some disagreement on this.)


[1] Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. July 1939.
Russell Lee, Photographer."Man drinking at a water cooler in the street car terminal." [Sign: "Reserved for Colored"] Location: H-90666
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-80126
Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF34-9058-C]

[2] Polaris (n.d.). Oklahoma National Human Trafficking Hotline.

[3 Allen, J. (2019, June 30). Oklahoma ranks 28th in active human trafficking cases in Federal Court. report shows. The Oklahoman.


  • Mustang, Oklahoma, United States