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US: Can Pursuing Happiness, as the Founders Defined It, Bring Us Together?

No government can guarantee our happiness. That depends on our own efforts and luck. But government can make it harder or easier to attain happiness.

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Mr. Leahy, Why Not Go to the Supreme Court?

The German legal system offers a perfect way out of a great U.S. legal conundrum during Trump’s second impeachment trial.

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Mr. Biden: Opt for D.C. Statehood Now

How to Make Washington, D.C. the 51st U.S. State.

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Rewarding Sacrifice, Valor and Patriotism: Statehood for Puerto Rico

In many ways, the case for Puerto Rican statehood is equally compelling as that for Washington, D.C.

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US Exceptionalism is Dead: Long Live US Uniqueness?

After the shameful events of the afternoon of January 6th, 2021, can we reconcile U.S. exceptionalism with the disgraceful invasion of the U.S. Capitol? The short answer is no.

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How to Deal with US Social Media: Mr. Biden, Revoke Section 230

In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, incited and planned over platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many are calling for changes.

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Mark Zuckerberg: Lindsey Graham’s Improbable Twin

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spineless and acts irresponsible for commercial reasons, except for brief moments.

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Lindsey Graham: The Shifting “Rectitude” of US Male Politicians

Until just now, a Trump loyalist, Lindsey Graham — the political chameleon — changes yet again as a new political season is upon Washington.

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San Francisco and Prague: A Double Portrait

Remembering historic times of magic — in two magical cities.

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Promoting the Most Important Anti-Corruption Action in a Generation

Kleptocrats and Oligarchs Beware!

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