El contraste

La imagen y la presidencia de Obama son paradójicas en muchos sentidos—y más si las contrastamos con la polémica figura de Trump. Se va Obama y muchos tenemos la sensación de que ha sido un buen presidente. Sin embargo, es

El contraste

La imagen y la presidencia de Obama son paradójicas en muchos sentidos—y más si las contrastamos con la polémica figura de Trump. Se va Obama y muchos tenemos la sensación de que ha sido un buen presidente. Sin embargo, es

Cambio de poderes

[Artículo publicado en La Voz de Galicia el 21 de enero, 2017] “No me lo puedo creer”. Más hablo con amigos y conocidos de todo pelaje ideológico y social, y más me parece que lo único que unifica a los

Cambio de poderes

[Artículo publicado en La Voz de Galicia el 21 de enero, 2017] “No me lo puedo creer”. Más hablo con amigos y conocidos de todo pelaje ideológico y social, y más me parece que lo único que unifica a los

El legado de Obama

[Artículo publicado en La Voz de Galicia el 7 de febrero de 2017] Se va Obama y muchos tenemos la sensación de que ha sido un buen presidente. Sin embargo, es difícil apuntar a logros concretos y duraderos, y más

El legado de Obama

[Artículo publicado en La Voz de Galicia el 7 de febrero de 2017] Se va Obama y muchos tenemos la sensación de que ha sido un buen presidente. Sin embargo, es difícil apuntar a logros concretos y duraderos, y más

Is America the “New Rome”?

When a legendary NBA coach like Gregg Popovich uses a classical analogy to make his point across on civics, and American politics, one feels that the Classics are still popular. As a classicist, and a teacher of the Classics, I

Is America the “New Rome”?

When a legendary NBA coach like Gregg Popovich uses a classical analogy to make his point across on civics, and American politics, one feels that the Classics are still popular. As a classicist, and a teacher of the Classics, I

Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump

We often hear that Trump is a unique phenomenon in the history of American politics. But are there any similarities between Donald Trump and any other former American president? I had the chance to attend today a fascinating talk by a

Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump

We often hear that Trump is a unique phenomenon in the history of American politics. But are there any similarities between Donald Trump and any other former American president? I had the chance to attend today a fascinating talk by a

Westworld’s Exploration on What Humanity Means

The season finale of HBO’s Westworld was tonight. Critics and public have raved about the show. It is one of the best shows I’ve ever seen–one of my favorites of all time. Those of us who loved Lost finally have found

Westworld’s Exploration on What Humanity Means

The season finale of HBO’s Westworld was tonight. Critics and public have raved about the show. It is one of the best shows I’ve ever seen–one of my favorites of all time. Those of us who loved Lost finally have found

Has Western Public Opinion Lost All Concern for the Destiny of the Middle East–and the Plight of Its People?

A change of mood in public opinion within Western countries, in regards to the predicament of the Middle East, seem to have taken place as of lately. To some extent, Westerners appear to have run out of empathy towards Muslims

Has Western Public Opinion Lost All Concern for the Destiny of the Middle East–and the Plight of Its People?

A change of mood in public opinion within Western countries, in regards to the predicament of the Middle East, seem to have taken place as of lately. To some extent, Westerners appear to have run out of empathy towards Muslims