While the visit was a way of building on the continued friendship between our two nations, it's worth looking at the two issues of disagreement we need to resolve.
The United States is far removed from world peace and promoting the concepts of democracy. It is closer to perpetuating conflicts around the world.
To place all blame on the incompetence of Trump would reveal historical amnesia.
Two dozen Amazon tribes people – men, women and children – camp under the open sky on the side of a freeway. The voiceover tells us that we are in Boa Vista, capital of the Brazilian state of Roraima, on the Venezuelan border. Poverty, begging and neglect; nothing new there, apart from the origin of these people, [Read more]
Let there be no doubt: Although Trump may drop bombs on half the world, this doesn’t mean he is going to ignore his southern neighbors.
Trump insists in presenting immigrants as "bad hombres." But it is a lie. Don't believe it.
In this unusual world turned upside down, the decisions of these two presidents, and what happens to their countries, will affect us all.
It can be inferred from Trump’s public announcements and positions that trade protectionism will probably characterize the economic policy of his government; a highly expansive public spending policy focused on infrastructure, defense development and tax cuts. That would imply, on the one hand, the revision of trade [Read more]
In my Dec. 12 article, I addressed some of the reasons why despite winning more than 2.7 million popular votes, Hillary Clinton lost the presidency of the United States by 74 electoral votes. As you may recall, it is the sum of the electoral votes assigned to each state and not the popular vote that determines the [Read more]
The paternal grandparents of Bob Dylan, Zigma and Anna Zimmerman, native to Odessa, Ukraine, immigrated to America in search of freedom and progress. An anti-Semitic massacre had thrown them out in 1905. His maternal grandparents, Benjamin and Lybba Edelstein, emigrated from Lithuania in 1902.
Abram Zimmerman and [Read more]