Want

You want him To laugh and talk To smile To be the life of the party He wants To sit and think To observe To be left alone

CGTN: Hypocrites begin to queue for a diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

In my latest editorial for CGTN, I discuss why a U.S.-led diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics is inevitable, and hypocritical. They somehow believe they will be missed as thousands of athletes compete in the world's most important global sports event, the Olympics. Worse, they appear to sincerely believe that not traveling to Beijing will … Continue reading CGTN: Hypocrites begin to queue for a diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

China Focus: A diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics is a silly idea

In my latest editorial for China Focus, I examine why a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Beijing Olympics is a ridiculous idea. Therefore, if preventing athletes from participating in an Olympics has been shown a failure, then why would President Biden (and any Western leader who would support him) believe that refusing to travel to … Continue reading China Focus: A diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics is a silly idea

Off the rails

For how long can we go on Disagreements more numerous More pronounced and amplified Life from conception to end A political battle Liberty from birth to death Determined by melanin And money Dignity with a price tag Most people cannot afford Justice blind? Yes, but to what?

CGTN: Xi, Biden meet with fortunes trending toward cooperation

In my latest editorial for CGTN, I examine what took place during the virtual summit between presidents Xi and Biden. Such "a cordial and engaging demeanor" is a sign of progress in the often ice cold relationship between the countries. One is left to wonder what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken thought as he … Continue reading CGTN: Xi, Biden meet with fortunes trending toward cooperation