I learned about this Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) commentary from a colleague's LinkedIn post. Once I saw the source, CSIS, a quasi-USG, pro-US American NGO based in Washington, D.C., I knew exactly what "Great Power Education" referred to. It's all about winning the "hearts and minds of the next generation of global … Continue reading “Winning the Great Power Education: Revamping the U.S. Approach to Education Exchange”
Image courtesy of CounterPunch Here's my latest essay for CounterPunch in which I expand upon this 23.1.21 blog post Agree to Disagree? It Depends. Below is an excerpt to whet your appetite (or not). During the dark years of Trump and MAGA madness, I often heard from disbelieving and exasperated colleagues that this is not who … Continue reading Trumpism is Exactly Who Many of US Are
Us vs. them, for or against, Democrats and Republicans. This is what most US Americans learn growing up. There are always two sides to every argument. As a result, they end up inhabiting an intellectually limited dual world in which everything is either/or without realizing that arguments can have many sides and perspectives. I recently … Continue reading Agree to Disagree? It Depends.