Graffiti vandals are destroying Europe

by Ellen Ratner -- Having been in Europe for the last two weeks, it is clear that terrorism and our elections are of great concern to Europeans. People are much more important more…

The Holocaust and South Sudan

by Ellen Ratner -- I grew up with Holocaust survivors. They weren't my parents, but people my parents had helped bring to America after World War II. We heard stories that were more…

Trump another Reagan? Not even close

by Ellen Ratner -- Many people have wanted to compare Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan was governor of California – but like Donald Trump, he was not a career politician, more…

4 important facts about Orlando shooting

by Ellen Ratner -- Looking into the Orlando shootings and the shooter, there are four areas beyond "religious terrorism," which has been the term of the day, to consider. First is the ability more…