Land of the free

The internet is blowing up with Colin Kaepernick’s recent decision to remain seated during the playing of the national anthem. What a jerk, people say. If he doesn’t like it here, he should leave, they say. Well, my friends, that same flag you’re protecting—and the Constitution it represents—gives him the right to show his displeasure.... Continue Reading →

In your face

Little did I know that my visit to the Eiffel Tower last week would coincide with an organized demonstration. As we approached the monument from the Trocadero side, we saw that a group of spectators and press had amassed off to the side, with the tower as a backdrop. Edging closer, to my surprise and my 13-year-old... Continue Reading →

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