The World This Week: Why Donald Trump Won

November 13, 2016

Americans are hurting and have voted for a dangerous demagogue because their political elites lost credibility by placing private benefits over public gains. This week, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States of America. In perhaps fitting irony, this author is making sense of...

The Black Swan Moment of Donald Trump

November 10, 2016

Donald Trump’s victory adds to the sense that we live in “interesting times.” With the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States of America, I am reminded of the phenomenon known as a “black swan event.” This phenomenon is something that is such a surprise that the...

Trump Exposes America’s Institutional Breakdown

November 01, 2016

The future for many in America depends on the lessons learned from this election experience and our willingness to define a better world. America owes a debt of gratitude to Donald Trump. However, this debt will only matter if Trump’s rise in the Republican Party, Trump’s message and the...