I am not American. Nor am I black, nor male.
But my heart broke in a new way while watching the slow, agonized death of George Floyd, as for nine minutes a police officer kneeled on his neck, crushing his face into the pavement.
Continue reading The Human Heart and the Unspeakable Death of George Floyd
In recent years, the press reports of racist young whites attracted to far-right persuasions including flirting with fascism. But are they the cause or the consequence?
Continue reading America’s Fascism Problem Runs Much Deeper Than Trump
In every big protest rally, there’s always the passionate protestors and the well-funded rabblerousers. Under-funded demonstrations are usually quite small, and boring.
The rest are anomalies from which arise real and meaningful change. The rise of Donald Trump to the presidency is an anomaly for the establishment, just like Vladimir Putin and Rodrigo Duterte before him. Continue reading Divided America: Trump’s New Deal vs. Soros’ Open Swamp