The Call of the True ISIS

With the announcement of military strikes in Syria and Obama’s call to destroy the brutal Islamic group we are again at a familiarly unknown juncture. In my recent travels to Europe I felt on my skin the reality of ISIS and its extreme brutality. In Europe ISIS felt much closer to home. Not necessarily only…

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Border Crisis: A Look Under

I have been feeling into this topic for a while. As an immigration lawyer representing illegal immigrants I have daily opportunities to observe first hand the many sides, angles and circles of this complex situation. My mind has some answers but they always fall short of capturing what my heart knows. My writing is an…

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Is It Really About The Guns?

I have been feeling the “gun” topic lurking in my consciousness and as the most recent college shooting happened five minutes from my house the topic moved right into my face. In the wake of such events the public cries out in despair and its responses range from calling for the end of “gun violence”…

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Stories of Nations and Countries

What story are the Russians authorities telling about the Americans? And what story are the American authorities telling about the Russians? What about the Ukrainian, EU, Syrian, Iraqis, Egyptian authorities?  What story are YOU telling about all the above? These stories have many names: history, truth, reality, the right and the wrong one, the stories…

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