Russians Enticed to Come to the USA to Give Birth

  By Slava Tsukerman During an interview with the political website Axios, the US president Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order ending so-called birthright citizenship, which was understood by most people as included in the 14th amendment to the US constitution 150 years ago. Unexpectedly this Trump’s statement triggered passionate discussion in Russian […]

Mexico Supreme Court Ruling Effectively Legalizes Marijuana Use, Possession and Cultivation

Drug Policy Alliance For Immediate Release: October 31, 2018 Hannah Hetzer 917-701-7060   Available Now for Interview and Analysis: DPA International Drug Policy Expert Hannah Hetzer   In two separate rulings Wednesday, Mexico’s Supreme Court effectively set binding precedent that ends the country’s prohibition on marijuana use, possession and cultivation. The following is a […]

Effect of American Sanctions on Future Russian Economy

By Slava Tsukerman New U.S. sanctions against Russia over a nerve agent attack in Britain have come into effect. The sanctions will terminate some financial assistance and arms sales to Russia, as well as deny the country credit and prohibit the export of security-sensitive goods and technology. It is natural that top authorities on Russian economy […]

Music Without Boundaries

Fasten your seat belts! This will be a roller coaster ride of chamber music. From Schubert and Brahms to Peter Schickele and The Breakdown Tango by John Mackey to close out the show. I’m looking forward to performing with Camerata Philadelphia October 16 at  Lancaster Catholic High School at 7:30 p.m. Camerata Philadelphia performs Music without Boundaries. […]

Incredible LNP hypocrisy in light of added CRIZ funding for Marriott

  According to the front page of the October 2, 2018 LNP: “LNP Media Group is joining forces with two of the state’s largest news organizations, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, to create a new investigative reporting team covering Pennsylvania state government.” The first thing they might investigate is the paragraph inserted into the […]

A letter from the editor to a friend re our times

Dan,   Very interesting about TCM’s audience.  When we look at old movies, we are immersed in history.  Members of later generations usually  do not understand the mores’ of the past and judge by contemporary standards..      Of interest to me this early morning is how differently CNN and MSNBC handled the accusations of Professor Christine Ford against Judge […]

Saying goodbye to Oberlin College

As I have mentioned elsewhere in my memoirs, Oberlin turned out to have been an excellent choice to enable me to develop both as a student and socially.  I have also mentioned how, due to an altercation with my father about  which I felt very ashamed, I took a year off from college as penance […] © 2016