Coal jobs are never coming back! Two graphs show the dilemma with (perceived) simple solutions and the complex reality.
I believe that no matter how hard I work, with help things are always better. And help often comes from a network of people I developed over many years. For the first decade of my work-life I have been managing up, means I tried to network with people more influential than I was. This included … Continue reading Network to the Future
Rana is my friend. But Rana is not happy and she posted about it: “As we wait for the chaos to calm down, I am reminded to never apologize for my background, my culture or my religion. That my parents have done their best to teach us to be kind, empathetic, generous, non-judgemental and loving.”
Under a cover of “America First” facts don’t matter anymore. It is a massive setback on civil rights, even civilization as a whole.
No matter your political view, read this and keep it in mind when you are tired of me talking about politics. Is Donald Trump a Threat To Democracy? The main message in this article is: “The institutional filters that we assumed would protect us from extremists, like the party nomination system and the news media, … Continue reading The Third Generation
A message to Trump: The death of love is everywhere. But I won’t let it be. There will be no love that’s dying here for me.
Tear down this wall
Last Tuesday marks one of the darkest hours of democracy with the election of a fascist and liar, who wants to build a wall. 27 years ago, the Berlin Wall came down. Ronald Reagan’s speech about freedom and liberty that helped to bring the wall down is a great reminder what the US once meant to the world.
This post is mainly for myself, to be on the record about the deep sadness and fear I feel when following the US election. Mark Suster wrote a post that expresses everything I am unable to find the words for. You should really read it. The quote by Pastor Martin Niemöller, helped me to find … Continue reading US Election SOS: Save Our Souls
Being a Cubs fan is hipp these days and I welcome every baseball fan to join us. Now that we’re down 3:1 and tonight might be the last game in decades, the first “fans” jumping the ship and I don’t blame them. I simply have nowhere to go. I never had a different team and … Continue reading Chicago Cubs and the good night sleep
“Le Revolución” is such an amazing story with heroes like Che Guevara and historical figures like Fidel Castro as the mascot of socialism. But visiting Havana is also like traveling back in time.