First Generation Immigrant:Proud to be an American

      I recently spent a whirlwind day in New York. I was there to celebrate the High School graduation of my granddaughter. I was in and out of many taxis, and as I am wont to do, I chatted up the drivers. There is one driver whose story stays with me. He came from...

PM Trudeau: Is Al Quds Day compatible with the West?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called on Canadians to put the values he says unite the country – openness, compassion, equality and inclusion – into practice.  “In Canada, Ramadan is also an opportunity to celebrate our country’s Muslim communities, and the...

The EU and the G7 on the Road to Serfdom

  Some of the world’s most important ideas were born and perfected within the confines of the Athenian agora including, famously, the concept of democracy.Regular Athenian citizens had the power to vote for anything and everything, and were fiercely proud of...