Racism in America is Alive and Well

August 18, 2017

Fifteen decades after abolishing slavery, a non-contrite America is still a slave to its racist past. It is 152 years since the bloody civil war that tore America apart ended and slavery officially abolished. While blacks are no longer slaves today, are they truly free? In a country where all...

Exploring Space With “Astropreneurs”

July 30, 2017

Washington, We Have a Problem

July 16, 2017

Red Margins in Public Education Debate

June 08, 2017

Education is pushed to the margins in the modern economy’s sophisticated models. No political candidate, pundit or social scientist will talk about the future of our civilization without emphasizing the vital importance of education. A vast industry of research and reporting has grown up...

Trump Rides on Shoulders of Obama’s Interventions in Central America

April 07, 2017

Trump’s policies against immigrants are an intensification of the Obama administration’s targeting of Central American refugees through raids. As the Trump administration continues to criminalize immigrants and refugees, using executive orders to ramp up deportations, conducting large-scale...

American Public Policy: Void of Humanity

April 06, 2017

A nation that allows its public policy debate to be driven by a distorted “concern” for humanity from those who have demonstrated no interest in humanity is a nation that cannot lead anyone anywhere. Maybe it is time for a Humanity Index for America, a way to measure the humanity of this...

Trump’s Wall vs Private Land

April 05, 2017

The implementation of President Trump’s border wall faces legal battles over private land. While President Donald Trump intends to build a border wall for the security of the American people, many Americans face the fear of losing their land. Aurora Flores Trigo is among 58 heirs to her...

Crowdfunding American Soft Power

April 05, 2017

Given Trump’s betrayal, can we crowdfund American aid and soft power abroad? The current debate between liberals and the Trump administration on American soft power abroad is not being framed correctly. Liberals should be arguing for more American citizen engagement overseas rather than for...

The World This Week: Obamacare Lives as Trumpcare Dies

March 26, 2017

By failing to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Republicans have put into question their ability to govern the US. On March 22, a terror attack in Westminster left at least four dead and more than 40 injured. Khalid Masood, a 52-year old who had spent time in prison for violence, became the...

Bush-Era Foreign Policy Delusions Are Alive and Well in 2017

March 08, 2017

Trump's foreign policy advisers are plainly unhinged. But the old establishment isn't much better. In trying to unravel the debates over US foreign policy currently being fought out in the editorial pages of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the magazine Foreign Policy, one...

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