While they had been evacuating their homes and traveling somefor weeks the United States had changed the rules. Pleas for asylum that had been accepted for years might now be rejected. Mothers and fathers, who would have been released to await court hearings, would now be jailed.
There is a lesson there for all of us who engage in politics elected officials, practitioners like me, and the press. We can’t treat politics like a game that we can predict or control. If there ever were days when we had all the answers, where we knew the rules of the game and could insist that they be followed, they are gone now.
A successful image transcends journalism. To protect a species or environment, you must understand it and be moved by it. Artistically, I am drawn to over under images of icebergs, because they are a combination of water, light, and ice. It 2018, and it amazing to me that an ethnic group has to march on the street to prevent a government from institutionalizing racism against them. It is amazing that while others are fighting and battling for preferential treatment, all this group wants is to have a level playing field. Mind you, this is the ethnic group with the highest poverty rate in the city, and they just want a fair shake at social mobility..
HAGGARD: I rode a freight from Oregon back to Bakersfield. That’s over a bunch of mountains. And it was in the wintertime. Among the most frightening sources of danger today are religious zealots whose actions are motivated as much by “other worldly” costs and benefits as by the sorts of punishments and rewards that we are capable of threatening or offering. The paradigm is the suicide terrorist, such as the ones who attacked us on September 11th. We have no morally acceptable way of deterring those willing to die for their cause, who are promised rewards in the world to come.
More than 110 parties are running, which probably means that no one faction will control the National Constituent Assembly. The number of parties has confused prospective voters used to the old system, which for decades was rigged to guarantee that President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali’s now dissolved Democratic Constitutional Rally party won. Although a few opposition parties were allowed, they were oppressed and marginalized..
Leading national newspapers Le Monde, Le Figaro and Le Parisien are among the publishers discussing the potential for implementing a common single login across their sites, through which users can be automatically authenticated each time they visit one of the publishers’ sites. But there’s a fine line between creepy and delightful, says HBS professor Leslie K. John.