Recently, I read a sample from a new book titled I Wish I’d Been There, by Byron Hollingshead, that is a composite volume of essays by “twenty historians bring to life dramatic events
Hong Kong is like a girl in the engagement period of an arranged marriage being physically abused by a fiancé who grins back at her protests knowing that he can soon rape her with impunity.
The Latin etymology of the word means “to break apart,” which, of course, aptly describes the process of an entity losing its integrity, like the putrefaction of an organic body. But, over
Former Jewish residences in Shanghai. Photo by the author, ©1990 UrbisMedia-Ltd.
The synagogue, just a few blocks from where I live, looks at first, with its Paladian architecture and stained-glass
Dear Jinping (if I may presume the familiar),
Have you read through Part One of this posting? Hopefully you have an attention span that it exceeds that of the current President of
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are
Last week Trump announced his promise to give another $19 billion in support to the farmers who have been economically injured by his trade war with China. That gift, of course, is likely
Or, how I (accidentally) prevented the People’s Republic of China from ripping off my “intellectual property”.
We all know that among the complaints that the US likes to lodge against
One aspect of the rationale for Donald Trump’s ramped up the trade war with the PRC is that the Chinese are deceitful thieves (see, it takes one to know one) it is time to reconsider