I waited to mention this, in case plans shifted or I was kicked off the guest list. My boss at the Embassy got me an invite to the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations/4th of July celebration held in Hanoi! 506 more words
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The recent rash of black church burnings have many African-Americans wondering if this marks a resurgence of the nation’s original terrorists — white supremacists.
Following the June 17 massacre at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. 690 more words
At The New Republic, Rebecca Traister writes of the ‘New, Old, Hillary’ Clinton, of the woman who started out as the kind of politician-cum-activist the left would love to have as president, but who became an opportunistic ‘contortionist’, one only too willing to compromise to be accepted, to hold on to power and exercise it: 491 more words
Like I’ve said, one of my jobs here in Uganda is monitoring detention conditions in police stations and prisons around the country. Given that my first visit to a police station resulted in my interviewing a 13 year-old with cancer and a probable murderer, I fully expected things to go rapidly downhill to the point where I’d be listening to stories of attempted genocide and other war crimes. 1,895 more words