Browsing All posts tagged under »Latin America«

Race and José Martí

March 4, 2021


Studying, or rather suffering, angst, over race in this country is like someone focusing on their belly button. Thomas Chatterton Williams’s recent piece in the Wall Street Journal on “Beyond Black History Month” is one (very thoughtful) American’s take on race, bringing the advantage of his having lived elsewhere, I think Paris, for a number […]

Violence in Latin America

January 19, 2019


The latest immigrant crisis at the border between the U.S. and Mexico to keep us occupied over the past few months raised a serious question, not to say that the immigrant crisis is not serious enough. And the question begs some good answers in the U. S. media and among those who run this country, […]