Near Unanimous U.S. Support for Hong Kong’s Human Rights: Rare Consensus

The US Senate voted unanimously, and all but one member of the US House (Thomas Massey, R-KY) voted to support human rights in Hong Kong, tying favored nation trade status to the island nation's freedoms and ability to determine its own future. President Trump signed the legislation, and residents of Hong Kong reacted with appreciation,... Continue Reading →

Fear of the World: Unrealistic Vs. Healthy Apprehension

Paying close attention to the news, it is easy to be paralyzed by reactionary terror. My students in the Middle East were afraid to visit the US for fear of a) anti-Muslim hatred; b) mass shootings. I assured them they would mostly likely be safe. I told the female students that they could visit most... Continue Reading →

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