Image: stock.adobe.com By flysnow Joseph R. Biden, Jr. is scheduled to be inaugurated on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, during the Covid-19 pandemic. In light of the events of last week, this event will occur with unprecedented levels of security with the world observing our democracy. Once again our readers are asking us for advice about how [...]
Four Former Presidents by Whitehouse.gov If you are living and working in the U.S.A., it’s important to know about our national holidays. When we visit other countries, it is always fascinating to learn about other cultures. In the U.S., Presidents’ Day was originally known as Washington Day and celebrated on February 22 [...]
Martin Luther King Jr. Speech by NPS.Gov In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 21st is a significant day for U.S. Americans. This is due to its struggle toward civil rights and vision of a country free from discrimination and oppression. Dr. King’s courageous stance against systemic racism made him [...]
Flashbacks of Aunt Sally and Grandpa Ben’s political brawl last year have haunted you all week. These 6 tips will keep the evening running as smoothly as gravy.
Handover Day is also a time of social activism, with thousands of citizens gathering to rally for their rights. Originally organized by the Civil Human Rights Front, the causes behind this yearly march have been numerous, but the overarching theme is universal suffrage.
As we raise our flags to half-mast on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, let us remember those who have died, and learn from the examples of empathy and reconciliation set by President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe.
A week after the results were announced, the United States is still wracked by harrowing division, and vitriolic debate that had outlasted the polling booth. Some view this as a systemic correction, an aberration, and a reason for uncertainty about our nation’s future.
Our readers asked us for insight on what to wear, what not to bring and what to say when going to the polls on Election Day. So we crafted our responses and then reached out to the Texas Secretary of State to be sure we were delivering only the very best wisdom.
With our U.S. primaries making headlines worldwide, political conversations are inevitable. So what's the best way to respond when someone asks you, "Who are you going to vote for?"