Category Archives: Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Coronavirus, Climate Change, and the End of Seasons as We Knew Them

 Paul Elie in The New Yorker – (Paul Elie, the author of “The Life You Save May Be Your Own,” is a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.) There’s a Staples store on … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Controversial, The New Yorker, Thought-Provoking Analysis

What Does Boredom Do to Us—and for Us?

 Margaret Talbot of the New Yorker Magazine – Humans have been getting bored for centuries, if not millennia. Now there’s a whole field to study the sensation, at a time when it may be more rampant than ever. Quick inventory: … Continue reading

Posted in The New Yorker, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Is Trump a Turning Point in World Politics?

Joseph S. Nye, Jr. in Project Syndicate – Will Donald Trump’s presidency mark a major turning point in world history, or is it a minor historical accident? Trump’s electoral appeal may turn on domestic politics, but his effect on world … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Future, Geopolitical, government, leadership, Media, News, Obsolescence, Politics, Power, psychological profile, Thought-Provoking Analysis

On Nantucket, a racist act gets a second look

Dugan Arnett of the Boston Globe – The Black woman rose quietly from her seat at the back of the meeting room and made her way past the white faces that surrounded her, toward the front. A Jamaican immigrant who … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Republicans incriminate Trump, decimate his ‘Russia hoax’ narrative

Marik von Rennenkampff in The Hill – In 2018, Steve Bannon accused Donald Trump’s top campaign officials of “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” conduct, according to author Michael Wolff. Bannon, like a long list of former Trump associates, is now in a world of legal trouble. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Fake news, government, Investigation, Journalism, leadership, Politics, Putin, Republicans, Roger Stone, Russia, The Hill, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House