If you stay right here Then nothing changes, and yet You refuse to move
They are everywhere But only one can be picked The rest, admired
In my latest editorial for CGTN, I ask whether the G20 is moving in the right direction with its heavily hyped global pandemic relief fund. Therefore, we must be skeptical when the West contends that the WHO will act with the autonomy necessary to carry out any massively funded effort to aid nations in fighting … Continue reading Do we need another pandemic relief fund?
In my latest editorial for CGTN, I examine why China's diplomatic relationship with Turkey could soon become closer. China has remained silent as the Kavala controversy has unfolded because Beijing has remained steadfast that it will not meddle in the internal affairs of another country. This is a position the U.S. ought to adopt in … Continue reading CGTN: China, Turkey ties could benefit from Kavala controversy
Photo: Anthony Moretti 18July2016 Well, here we go again. Time to have the safety vs. privacy argument. This time, we can thank the Washington Post for its story about residents of a Colorado neighborhood who are either smugly satisfied or deeply disturbed over cameras that record the license plates of cars driving in and around … Continue reading Safety vs. privacy? Oh, stop it.
It you had just one more Day of a week of a month of a year If you had just one more Guarantee of something you wanted If you had just one more Promise of something you needed How different would your life be? Just one more second or day or promise or guarantee Might … Continue reading Just one
The long road Sometimes straight More often not A friend stays with you through it all The others fall away And soon not missed
In my latest editorial for CGTN, I take a look at the important message China is sending this week through sport. Scheduling all domestic competitions in the same year also offers an important affirmation of the importance of human rights in China, a topic that the West too often argues is non-existent in the country. … Continue reading CGTN: China sends important message with two games
At this point a certain senator ought to change parties. There's little question West Virginia's Joe Manchin has put himself over his party. In doing so, he has neutered the Democrats' opportunity to advance the agenda necessary for the country. Sen. Manchin's self-centered approach also furthers the idea -- held domestically and internationally -- that … Continue reading Almost heaven