Explaining Trump to Brits

The question of how would I explain the Donald Trump Presidency to a British person appeared in my social media feed. As it happens, I actually did try to explain the Trump phenomenon, except in 2016. I was with my wife on a trip to Dublin. I was sitting on a bench in...

Green Alert

Environmental it-girl Greta Thunberg found herself stuck in Chile with nothing to do, after the nation cancelled its plans to host the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aka COP25. The reason for the cancellation should give pause to Greta and...

Displacing Humanity

Yesterday, on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the New York Times posted and deleted an odd tweet: 18 years have passed since airplanes took aim and brought down the World Trade Center. Today families will once again gather and grieve at the site where more...