Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

When America Simply Shrugs

Despite a plethora of quite fixable problems, Americans seem increasingly inclined just to look the other way.

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Africa: We Feel Your Pain (Sometimes)

Power outages in the capital city of the United States are a surprisingly regular feature.

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Healing D.C.: What Muriel Bowser Must Do

Can the D.C. mayor-in-waiting overcome the racial divide that persists in the U.S. capital city?

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California Vs. the United States

California is a land of its own, constrained by 49 other states. How many of the smallest U.S. states would it take to reach the population of California?

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Just Who Fears Democracy? On the Need to Update the American Republic

How have today’s Europeans turned out to be the real practitioners of the American notion of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”?

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Are You a Minister? (Or: It’s All About the Money, Stupid!)

An amazing conversation on the role and responsibility of elites in the U.S. capital.

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Baghdadis and Washingtonians

Do residents of Iraq’s capital have a right that D.C. residents can only dream of?

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