The Obama Bonus

On Saturday, I was driving across town when a newspaper vendor standing at an intersection caught my eye. He was holding a stack of the Saturday Nation - one of the city's leading papers. The huge cover story so piqued my interest that I quickly shuffled for some change while rolling down my window, inching... Continue Reading →

Celebrating a son of Kenya

I arrived at school this morning at 8am GMT+2. As the last polls closed in the US, I sat at my computer┬áchecking headlines. Outside my window, elementary students arrived on the playground. Second and third graders echo-chanted "BA-RAK! O-BA-MA! BA-RAK! O-BA-MA!" As I walked to the staff lounge to check my box, I received several... Continue Reading →

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