Who Is a True American? The Muslim-ban is About Volk, Not Just Racism and Islamophobia

Last night many friends of mine dropped everything and went to airports to protest the ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries entering the US. I wrote on Facebook that as an immigrant myself, I am proud of, and grateful for, everyone who did so. Over the last few months, however, whenever I’ve expressed fear… Read More Who Is a True American? The Muslim-ban is About Volk, Not Just Racism and Islamophobia

What the F just happened? For my US friends, a long attempt to Brexplain

The vice provost dropped by again this morning. He asked how I was feeling. “Imagine how you are going to feel if Trump wins in November” I replied. “That’s how I’m feeling.” Yesterday I wrote on this blog that I didn’t understand what was happening. But last night as I sat at home watching the… Read More What the F just happened? For my US friends, a long attempt to Brexplain