Black Lives Matter Shines the Spotlight on the Shadow of Slavery

June 30, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has been sweeping advanced liberal democracies, from the United States to Western Europe, impacting even those countries, such as Switzerland, comparatively marginally involved in the slave trade. Black Lives Matter confronts all of these societies with their...

Humane Outcomes Define a Nation’s Worth

December 29, 2017

With a venal cabal undermining governance at every turn in America, even the modest quest to be good and decent as a nation is on hold. Changing times can be hard times, particularly for those without much of a moral compass to guide them. It seems that after millennia of harassment and abuse,...

America Wallows in a Moral Swamp

October 06, 2017

It is doubtful that most Americans of good will have the guts to put much of anything on the line to confront and neutralize the racism in our midst. There is so much that needs to be said about today’s American trajectory, but only a limited amount of space to say it. So, I am going to start...