Explaining the Cruel Child-Parent Separations in the US

"We are treating people less than human". - Presidential historian Jon Meacham on MSNBC's Morning Joe. That statement is not about North Korea. It is not about Russia, or the Phillipines, or Iran, or Syria, or other places that you might think of where the government is actively involved in human rights abuses. No, that statement … Continue reading Explaining the Cruel Child-Parent Separations in the US

Trump’s US Betrays Allies, Including Canada

Traditionally, Canadians and Americans have held a tight-knit relationship, no matter the party lines held by either the Canadian Prime Minister or the American President. That is another relationship being damaged by President Trump, along with the relationships with other key allies like Mexico and the European Union. His disdain and indifference to the importance … Continue reading Trump’s US Betrays Allies, Including Canada

Why We Immigrate

People who hold anti-immigrant views lack a fundamental understanding of the reason why immigrants migrate to their country, whether it is the United States, the United Kingdom or any other country in the East or West. It is not to "steal your jobs". It is not to spread their beliefs or values, like many Muslims … Continue reading Why We Immigrate

On this 4th of July

First of all, Happy Birthday America! Let's talk about what this day represents. It represents the true American values - liberty and justice for all, values that are under attack right now. America is a country based on immigrants, yet refugees fleeing war zones are banned. The First Amendment, arguably one of the most important, … Continue reading On this 4th of July