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The Inauguration and the Future

The Inauguration and the Future By Siegrid Raible The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the forty-fifth president of the United States took place on January 20, 2017. After taking the oath of office, he delivered his first address to the nation and the world. He painted a vision of a dystopian America – its countryside littered with tombstone factories and its inner cities...

The New Year and Martin Luther King, Jr.

In Memory XIX The New Year and Martin Luther King, Jr. By Siegrid Raible With hope in our hearts for peace in the New Year We reach out to friends and family and we pray For the courage and the resolve to make our lives better But the morning brings news of unbelievable acts of barbarism On Saturday, December 31, 2016, at the Al Sinak Market in Baghdad, Iraq Two suicide...

The Holiday Table

The Holiday Table By Siegrid Raible This past Thanksgiving I met a neighbor and friend of thirty plus years at a charming Greenwich Village restaurant where we shared each other’s company and enjoyed a traditional turkey dinner. I like Thanksgiving because it is a holiday where all that is required is that you show up to the holiday table hungry. It is a time to...

White Poppies and Peace Museums

White Poppies and Peace Museums “A space to make peace” – www.daytonpeacemuseum.com By Siegrid Raible In September, Pasos Peace Museum commemorated International Peace Day by celebrating the publication of the new book by Joyce Apsel entitled Introducing Peace Museums. Guests at the event held at Five Myles Gallery on St. John’s Place in Brooklyn, New York, met...

The Summer of Our Discontent

The Summer of Our Discontent By Siegrid Raible New York celebrated America’s 240th birthday on July 4, 2016 in spectacular fashion. New Yorkers of all stripes gathered together at the end of the day and were awed by Macy’s free fireworks display over the East River. The very next day and almost every day thereafter in the month of July the breaking news banners...

In Memory XVI Nice

In Memory XVI By Siegrid Raible Nice, France, Bastille Day, July 14, 2016 On a warm summer’s evening on the beach In this resort town on the French Riviera After a glorious display of fireworks A young man in a white delivery truck reigns death upon the onlookers Eighty four dead on the Promenade des Anglais Among the dead, ten children, our future – gone Two Hundred...

In Memory XV Black and Blue and In Pain

In Memory XV Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 Falcon Heights, Missouri, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Dallas, Texas, Thursday, July 7, 2016 Following America’s 240th Birthday Celebration on July 4th Seven dead and nine wounded in three days of gun violence Two deaths at the hands of two police officers Five deaths at the hands of one disturbed killer wielding a...