US Citizens renouncing citizenship in record numbers

Here in the US, folks tend to assume that the United States is the proverbial “city upon a hill,” a place to which everyone does (or at least should) aspire. Many of my colleagues overseas have had some serious doubts about that premise for some time, but increasingly, even US citizens are having their doubts.Continue reading “US Citizens renouncing citizenship in record numbers”

At the rate we’re going, we’ll soon be traveling with books and cassettes

Let’s not go here againAs I watched the luggage carousel spin slowly around I was pretty well aware what I would see there – nothing, or at least nothing which belonged to me. We had barely made our connection in Frankfurt, after circling for hours, and the only thing which made it through to PhiladelphiaContinue reading “At the rate we’re going, we’ll soon be traveling with books and cassettes”