May 4, 2015Politics and Government
Americans have had presidents who were lawyers (more than two dozen of them), soldiers, land surveyors, farmers, and school teachers. Even a newspaper publisher, a mining engineer, and an actor have …
April 6, 2017Global
Senator Ben Cardin discusses corruption's effect on economic and social inequalities, investment, development, and democratic institutions.
November 12, 2019Election 2020
Each week between now and the Iowa caucuses, I’m talking with two experts with differing views on how the United States should handle a foreign policy challenge it faces. These special episodes are p…
March 28, 2019South Africa
Looking to the May 8 elections, the party rolled-out its election manifesto in early March. Party leader Pieter Groenewald’s speech was mostly in Afrikaans and sounded themes to be found on the white and coloured right.
November 8, 2019Election 2020
Each week, I look at what the presidential candidates are saying about foreign policy on the campaign trail.
November 6, 2019South Africa
Jennifer Davis, an American anti-apartheid activist, died on October 15. Among her many legacies, she mobilized public pressure on Congress to overturn President Ronald Reagan’s veto of the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act.