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  • The Immigrants Who Created New Possibilities

    Of the many questions at stake in this fall’s election, one of the less obvious is this: Will the United States remain a country where someone like Barack Obama or Kamala Harris—a person of color with immigrant parents—is likely to be born? The answer depends,…
  • The Lie at the Heart of Melania’s Speech

    In order to fill the White House Rose Garden for Melania Trump’s Tuesday night speech, COVID-19 safety procedures were ignored. Attendees did not social distance and did not mask, and not all were tested beforehand. The speech violated historic conventions about how the White House…
  • China’s Jack Ma earns Jordan’s highest honour

    It was an evening to celebrate the works of a great man at Jordan’s embassy in China. Coupled with Niccolò Paganini’s Grand Sonata in A major performed by virtuoso violinist Lyu Siqing, it served as a reminder that as the international community unites against a…