Think Again: The Real Debate: Are Americans Getting Trumped?

By |September 26th, 2015|

(By Melanie Sturm, ’76 Contributor) “There’s no trick to being a humorist when you have the entire government working for you,” Will Rogers quipped, capturing his era’s zeitgeist and explaining the popularity of our moment’s […]

Mr. Finer goes to Washington

By |July 17th, 2013|

There are many reasons for Americans to be skeptical this summer. With the National Security Agency spying on our daily interactions via phone and Internet records, and the Internal Revenue Service targeting numerous conservative, Tea Party and 9/12 organizations – even as Congressional hearings investigating their conduct were going on – government overreach is baring its ugly teeth. […]

Innocents abroad in the Imperial City

By |July 17th, 2013|

(Washington, D.C.)  From the first panoramic overview of Washington during the descent into Reagan National Airport one is reminded of how varied are the ways in which we can look at and think about the Great City and the nation of which it is the Capital. […]