Tag Archives: United States

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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North Stream 2: What the Germans Must Do for Transatlantic Solidarity

As much as the current German government would wish otherwise, the North Stream 2 pipeline controversy continues to threaten European unity as well as transatlantic solidarity.

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De-Trumpification? Moving the US Forward

Could Spain — not post-war Germany or post-Maoist China — serve Americans as a model to rid the U.S. of Mr. Trump for good?

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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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US and India: Stop Your Uncivil Wars at Home!

Democracies are only as healthy as their institutions: A conversation with Gurcharan Das.

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Merkel and Her Ill-Advised CAI Deal

What US and German political transitions mean for China relations.

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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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