The American condition
A recent summer sojourn teaching at Baruch College in New York afforded me an opportunity to assess the American condition in the age of Donald Trump. The diagnosis is not a happy one.
Trump urges Israel to bar visit by US congresswomen
US President Donald Trump on Thursday called on Israel to bar a looming planned visit by two US congresswomen who have expressed support for a boycott of the Jewish state.
US policeman suggests Democratic lawmaker should be shot
A Louisiana policeman was being investigated Monday for suggesting a liberal congresswoman should be shot, as President Donald Trump's tweets...
Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologize to America'
US President Donald Trump renewed attacks Sunday on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said."
Trump slammed for 'silence' on white supremacist threat
Democrats led by an Arab-American lawmaker attacked President Donald Trump's "silence" on the rise of white supremacy Sunday as reaction to the New Zealand mosque massacre spilled into a heated US debate over religious and racial bigotry. With controversy swirling over Trump's tepid response to the massacre, White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney was…
International women’s month
‘Veni, Vedi, Veci’ (They came, they saw, they conquered). This message attributed to Julius Caesar was sent to the Roman Senate after he won a battle. The recent Congressional elections marked a victory for women in the byzantine U.S. political landscape, witnessing the emergence of the most historically varied Congress on the side of the…