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Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | November 18, 2020
Casual consumption indicates that New Zealand actor Sam Neill isn’t the only one using his Twitter feed as a pandemic palliative, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Twitter/TwoPaddocks
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | November 18, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | November 18, 2020
Casual consumption indicates that New Zealand actor Sam Neill isn’t the only one using his Twitter feed as a pandemic palliative, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Twitter/TwoPaddocks
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | November 8, 2020
In their Nov. 7 speeches in Wilmington, Del., U.S. Vice-president-elect Kamala Harris and President-elect Joe Biden presented an end to rambling belligerence and a return to world-reassuring, principled coherence, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of YouTube/PBS NewsHour
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | November 8, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | November 8, 2020
In their Nov. 7 speeches in Wilmington, Del., U.S. Vice-president-elect Kamala Harris and President-elect Joe Biden presented an end to rambling belligerence and a return to world-reassuring, principled coherence, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of YouTube/PBS NewsHour
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 28, 2020
Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat character hinges on the premise that it’s much easier to con people playing an imbecile than playing a genius, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of YouTube/Amazon Prime Video
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 28, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 28, 2020
Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat character hinges on the premise that it’s much easier to con people playing an imbecile than playing a genius, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of YouTube/Amazon Prime Video
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 21, 2020
The reason there’s no sane debate to be had about which elephant Canada would be better off waking up next to on Nov. 4 is that Donald Trump himself has settled the question, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr image by DonkeyHotey
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 21, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 21, 2020
The reason there’s no sane debate to be had about which elephant Canada would be better off waking up next to on Nov. 4 is that Donald Trump himself has settled the question, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr image by DonkeyHotey
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 14, 2020
The unprecedented factor in this recovery effort as opposed to 2009—domestically and internationally—is the exponential, inhibiting, and exploitable power of uncertainty, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Capital in the Twenty-First Century screenshot via Netflix
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 14, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 14, 2020
The unprecedented factor in this recovery effort as opposed to 2009—domestically and internationally—is the exponential, inhibiting, and exploitable power of uncertainty, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Capital in the Twenty-First Century screenshot via Netflix
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 7, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump is pictured at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 3. The political, geopolitical, and intelligence interests currently using Trump, among other tools, to undermine and discredit democracy care about one thing: power, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Joyce N. Boghosian
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 7, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | October 7, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump is pictured at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Oct. 3. The political, geopolitical, and intelligence interests currently using Trump, among other tools, to undermine and discredit democracy care about one thing: power, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Joyce N. Boghosian
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 23, 2020
Canadian comedy Schitt's Creek won big at the Emmy's on Sept. 20, the show stars and creators Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, and Annie Murphy are pictured. Maybe when Governor General Julie Payette’s term is up in 2022, the questions of both successorship and the demand for more of Schitt's Creek could be solved by appointing Eugene Levy as Canada’s first Jewish governor general, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Schitt's Creek's Twitter
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 23, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 23, 2020
Canadian comedy Schitt's Creek won big at the Emmy's on Sept. 20, the show stars and creators Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, and Annie Murphy are pictured. Maybe when Governor General Julie Payette’s term is up in 2022, the questions of both successorship and the demand for more of Schitt's Creek could be solved by appointing Eugene Levy as Canada’s first Jewish governor general, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Schitt's Creek's Twitter
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 16, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured during an indoor campaign rally in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 13. As the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign enters its crucial final weeks, it’s hard to imagine what could upend this race, given the pre-existing horror show, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of C-Span
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 16, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 16, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured during an indoor campaign rally in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 13. As the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign enters its crucial final weeks, it’s hard to imagine what could upend this race, given the pre-existing horror show, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of C-Span
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 9, 2020
Aside from the enormous geopolitical and security consequences unleashed on that Tuesday morning, 9/11 was different from most terrorism because the logistics of the attack repurposed the element of surprise for maximum suffering, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Robert J. Fisch
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 9, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 9, 2020
Aside from the enormous geopolitical and security consequences unleashed on that Tuesday morning, 9/11 was different from most terrorism because the logistics of the attack repurposed the element of surprise for maximum suffering, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Robert J. Fisch
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 2, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump gives his nomination acceptance speech at the White House during the Republican National Convention on Aug. 27. YouTube screenshot via PBS NewsHour
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 2, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | September 2, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump gives his nomination acceptance speech at the White House during the Republican National Convention on Aug. 27. YouTube screenshot via PBS NewsHour
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 26, 2020
Former U.S. President Barack Obama shares a meal with the late Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam in 2016. White House photograph by Pete Souza
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 26, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 26, 2020
Former U.S. President Barack Obama shares a meal with the late Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam in 2016. White House photograph by Pete Souza
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 19, 2020
Clockwise from top left, U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Democratic vice-president pick Kamala Harris, and Vice-President Mike Pence. Flickr photographs by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 19, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 19, 2020
Clockwise from top left, U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Democratic vice-president pick Kamala Harris, and Vice-President Mike Pence. Flickr photographs by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 12, 2020
After years of subterfuge and chicanery, today’s world war has now produced the perfect-storm crescendo of a transformation-rationalizing pandemic and a transformation-rationalizing American president in the process of staging a coup against his own country, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Tia Dufour
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 12, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 12, 2020
After years of subterfuge and chicanery, today’s world war has now produced the perfect-storm crescendo of a transformation-rationalizing pandemic and a transformation-rationalizing American president in the process of staging a coup against his own country, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Tia Dufour
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 5, 2020
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa in June 2016. Mr. Wang recently compared American policies towards China as McCarthy-style paranoia, but today’s tension between the world’s democracies and Beijing over China’s totalitarian bullying isn’t about communism, writes Lisa Van Dusen. PMO photograph by Adam Scotti
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 5, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | August 5, 2020
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa in June 2016. Mr. Wang recently compared American policies towards China as McCarthy-style paranoia, but today’s tension between the world’s democracies and Beijing over China’s totalitarian bullying isn’t about communism, writes Lisa Van Dusen. PMO photograph by Adam Scotti
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 29, 2020
As anyone who grew up in the country knows, you never quite lose the hankering to climb a tree if it’s been too long, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 29, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 29, 2020
As anyone who grew up in the country knows, you never quite lose the hankering to climb a tree if it’s been too long, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 22, 2020
The late U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis, pictured in June 2017, followed a different path to the same beliefs about nonviolent resistance than fellow icon Nelson Mandela, but their legacies are fittingly intertwined, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Mobilus In Mobili
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 22, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 22, 2020
The late U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis, pictured in June 2017, followed a different path to the same beliefs about nonviolent resistance than fellow icon Nelson Mandela, but their legacies are fittingly intertwined, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Mobilus In Mobili
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 8, 2020
Vol de Nuit, the 1931 work by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, pictured near Montreal in 1942, stands out in COVID-19 quarantine as a paean to outside and for its empathy, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Wikimedia Commons image
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 8, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 8, 2020
Vol de Nuit, the 1931 work by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, pictured near Montreal in 1942, stands out in COVID-19 quarantine as a paean to outside and for its empathy, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Wikimedia Commons image
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 1, 2020
Justin Trudeau’s rule-of-law orthodoxy in response to Beijing’s norm-obliterating hostage diplomacy has isolated him in a way that says far more about China’s role in our current global unpleasantness than it does about Trudeau’s entirely normal position, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, Flickr photograph by Janne Wittoeck
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 1, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | July 1, 2020
Justin Trudeau’s rule-of-law orthodoxy in response to Beijing’s norm-obliterating hostage diplomacy has isolated him in a way that says far more about China’s role in our current global unpleasantness than it does about Trudeau’s entirely normal position, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, Flickr photograph by Janne Wittoeck
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 24, 2020
The notion that the United States and China are now engaged in a classic great-power rivalry and new Cold War situates the dynamic between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping within a conventional geopolitical context rather than the unconventional one in which it exists, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 24, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 24, 2020
The notion that the United States and China are now engaged in a classic great-power rivalry and new Cold War situates the dynamic between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping within a conventional geopolitical context rather than the unconventional one in which it exists, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 17, 2020
At Washington National Cathedral, which overlooks the city as America’s unofficial church, ‘Black Lives Matter’ nightly illuminates the neo-Gothic façade of the landmark, in stark contrast to a president who goes around wagging a bible like some kind of medicine show huckster, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Victoria Pickering
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 17, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 17, 2020
At Washington National Cathedral, which overlooks the city as America’s unofficial church, ‘Black Lives Matter’ nightly illuminates the neo-Gothic façade of the landmark, in stark contrast to a president who goes around wagging a bible like some kind of medicine show huckster, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Victoria Pickering
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 10, 2020
In Washington, an impeached reality-show president in a White House surrounded by perimeter fencing and rent-a-cops makes the 2020 election a choice between a performative authoritarian coup and Joe Biden stopping this lunacy, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 10, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 10, 2020
In Washington, an impeached reality-show president in a White House surrounded by perimeter fencing and rent-a-cops makes the 2020 election a choice between a performative authoritarian coup and Joe Biden stopping this lunacy, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 3, 2020
Protesters participate in a Black Lives Matter rally in Seattle, Wash., on May 30. The asymmetry of the power, disproportion of the force, and shamelessness of the racism on display during George Floyd’s murder explain the outrage being expressed across America, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Kelly Kline
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 3, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | June 3, 2020
Protesters participate in a Black Lives Matter rally in Seattle, Wash., on May 30. The asymmetry of the power, disproportion of the force, and shamelessness of the racism on display during George Floyd’s murder explain the outrage being expressed across America, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Kelly Kline
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 27, 2020
Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister, delivered a classic fait accompli message on Sunday, intended to expedite a new status quo through Beijing’s plan to install its national security agencies in Hong Kong under the new Basic Law. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. State Department
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 27, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 27, 2020
Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister, delivered a classic fait accompli message on Sunday, intended to expedite a new status quo through Beijing’s plan to install its national security agencies in Hong Kong under the new Basic Law. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. State Department
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 20, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence pictured April 16 during a COVID-19 task force briefing. With a global pandemic being leveraged and a presidential election under attack by not just Russia and other usual suspects, but also by the incumbent himself, can the intelligence community marshal its formidable outcome-curating powers to thwart corruption, restore sanity, and save democracy? Photograph courtesy of The White House's Flickr/Joyce N. Boghosian
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 20, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 20, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence pictured April 16 during a COVID-19 task force briefing. With a global pandemic being leveraged and a presidential election under attack by not just Russia and other usual suspects, but also by the incumbent himself, can the intelligence community marshal its formidable outcome-curating powers to thwart corruption, restore sanity, and save democracy? Photograph courtesy of The White House's Flickr/Joyce N. Boghosian
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 13, 2020
There is an entire genre of pandemic movies and shows out there, but watching a pandemic movie during an actual pandemic strikes Lisa Van Dusen as an act of karmic provocation comparable to licking every doorknob within 20-square blocks of the couch. Screenshot via Netflix
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 13, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 13, 2020
There is an entire genre of pandemic movies and shows out there, but watching a pandemic movie during an actual pandemic strikes Lisa Van Dusen as an act of karmic provocation comparable to licking every doorknob within 20-square blocks of the couch. Screenshot via Netflix
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 6, 2020
Now that the world is one big captive audience trapped with the nightly COVID-19 advisory stylings of a man touting the anti-viral benefits of Clorox ingestion, it’s time to adapt, by becoming the master of your mute, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 6, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | May 6, 2020
Now that the world is one big captive audience trapped with the nightly COVID-19 advisory stylings of a man touting the anti-viral benefits of Clorox ingestion, it’s time to adapt, by becoming the master of your mute, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 29, 2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pictured in Ottawa in 2012, is likely one of many who would balk, but the binomial nomenclature of ‘Israel/Palestine’ is the only truly accurate and appropriate name for the conjoined entity that he now presides over, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 29, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 29, 2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pictured in Ottawa in 2012, is likely one of many who would balk, but the binomial nomenclature of ‘Israel/Palestine’ is the only truly accurate and appropriate name for the conjoined entity that he now presides over, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 22, 2020
With the help of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s palliative daily stoop chats, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s honest and competent briefings, and Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam’s accessible-but-not-patronizing updates, Canada has never made boring look so good, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 22, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 22, 2020
With the help of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s palliative daily stoop chats, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s honest and competent briefings, and Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam’s accessible-but-not-patronizing updates, Canada has never made boring look so good, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 8, 2020
In her April 5 address, the Queen, who has a unique authority to speak about this current global catastrophe, was speaking as not just a head of state but also as a survivor, writes Lisa Van Dusen. YouTube screenshot courtesy of The Telegraph
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 8, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 8, 2020
In her April 5 address, the Queen, who has a unique authority to speak about this current global catastrophe, was speaking as not just a head of state but also as a survivor, writes Lisa Van Dusen. YouTube screenshot courtesy of The Telegraph
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 1, 2020
We’re living in a context in which you can be arrested for loitering in a Halloween costume, as one Spaniard, pictured learned. So if you must go out, leave your phone at home and disguise yourself as a shrub indigenous to your local biome, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of Twitter/MurciaPolicia
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 1, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | April 1, 2020
We’re living in a context in which you can be arrested for loitering in a Halloween costume, as one Spaniard, pictured learned. So if you must go out, leave your phone at home and disguise yourself as a shrub indigenous to your local biome, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Screenshot courtesy of Twitter/MurciaPolicia
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 25, 2020
The ineptitude of U.S. President Donald Trump—pictured at a March 21 White House COVID-19 press briefing—in the face of this pandemic is as performative as the rest of his presidency, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Andrea Hanks
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 25, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 25, 2020
The ineptitude of U.S. President Donald Trump—pictured at a March 21 White House COVID-19 press briefing—in the face of this pandemic is as performative as the rest of his presidency, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Andrea Hanks
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 18, 2020
From avoiding the home-office hunch to finding cat-video-sized distractions, Lisa Van Dusen offers insight for the work-from-home amateurs. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 18, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 18, 2020
From avoiding the home-office hunch to finding cat-video-sized distractions, Lisa Van Dusen offers insight for the work-from-home amateurs. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 11, 2020
To think that now-former candidate Elizabeth Warren didn’t prevail in the Democratic primaries only because she’s a woman ignores a cocktail of other factors that would have been hurdles to any candidate, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 11, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 11, 2020
To think that now-former candidate Elizabeth Warren didn’t prevail in the Democratic primaries only because she’s a woman ignores a cocktail of other factors that would have been hurdles to any candidate, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 4, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump, joined by Vice-President Mike Pence, left, takes questions from reporters during a Coronavirus Task Force update on Feb. 29. As with everything Trump says and does, the problem with his response to the coronavirus isn’t so much the words and deeds, as the damage they could both wreak, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by D. Myles Cullen
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 4, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | March 4, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump, joined by Vice-President Mike Pence, left, takes questions from reporters during a Coronavirus Task Force update on Feb. 29. As with everything Trump says and does, the problem with his response to the coronavirus isn’t so much the words and deeds, as the damage they could both wreak, writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by D. Myles Cullen
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | February 26, 2020
Bernie Sanders with supporters in Las Vegas, Nev., on Feb. 15. The unabashedly irascible, 78-year-old socialist who served in Congress for a quarter-century is Cinderella in the era of previously unimaginable political storyboards, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | February 26, 2020
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | February 26, 2020
Bernie Sanders with supporters in Las Vegas, Nev., on Feb. 15. The unabashedly irascible, 78-year-old socialist who served in Congress for a quarter-century is Cinderella in the era of previously unimaginable political storyboards, writes Lisa Van Dusen. Flickr photograph by Gage Skidmore
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | February 19, 2020
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confronted the imaginary scourge of westlessness head-on at the Munich Security Conference, with a firm, yet fist-shakingless affirmation that the ‘West is winning,’ writes Lisa Van Dusen. White House photograph by Andrea Hanks
Opinion | BY LISA VAN DUSEN | February 19, 2020