How Mandela used rugby as a unifying forceJuly 27, 2022
As we referenced in the previous post, Nelson Mandela’s term as chief executive of South Africa began with a political...0
A great leader writes a new storyJuly 20, 2022
At the close of the previous post, we noted that Nelson Mandela had more than mere blind faith in...
How Nelson Mandela began a new story for South AfricaNovember 13, 2021
The previous post gave a brief description of Nelson Mandela’s first hours as President of South Africa. Many of...
How the US could get on the road to unitySeptember 20, 2021
In the last entry, I wrote that Joe Biden’s best opportunity to have a transformational impact on the American political landscape...
A chance for Joe Biden to achieve transformational changeSeptember 14, 2021
As a follow up to our previous post, there are two notions in particular that I would like to...
Two stories president Biden can use to encourage unityJune 17, 2021
In the early days of Joe Biden’s presidency, I was curious to see how he would address the nation...
Mr Biden’s missed opportunitiesJune 4, 2021
When I sat down to write the last post, it occurred to me that two of the primary themes...
Can lessons from the past help Joe Biden today?April 6, 2021
The protagonists of our two previous posts, Charles De Gaulle and Margaret Thatcher, are illustrations of a point I...
An impressive tale of transformationMarch 16, 2021
The previous post, about Charles de Gaulle’s use of narrative and historical symbol, led some readers to ask if...
A type of discourse Joe Biden should avoidFebruary 1, 2021
After the last post, it was gratifying to receive so many favorable comments about my views on Joe Biden,...