Tag Archives: Democracy

Civics Lesson for an Old Citizen

I’ve been helping a young Vietnamese woman prepare for the citizenship test she hopes to take at the end of the year. Besides working on her basic English skills, she also needs to master the civics portion of the test. … Continue reading

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A Star Trek Moment

One of the appealing ideas in Star Trek was that the world had long ago stopped their petty warring and everyone lived in peace, prosperity, and freedom.  I am under no delusions that this is even possible, let alone in … Continue reading

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