There's nothing wrong with an American president spreading goodwill and eating good sushi, but the photo-op nature of the trip risks contributing to a perception that Obama's Asian policy, and his foreign policy generally, is similarly itinerant.
Posted at 4:49 p.m.
"The Grapes of Wrath" was published 75 years ago this month, a seminal masterpiece of American literature that seems freshly relevant to this era of wealth disparity, rapacious banks and growing poverty.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:44 p.m.
She not only will want to help shape a world in which women lead nations but also one in which babies and grandmotherhood are celebrated as integral to women's lives — not Photoshopped out as inconvenient obstacles to women's advancement.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 12:23 p.m.