In search of moral leadership

In a recent interview to promote her new book, Becoming, Michelle Obama talked about the pressure of maintaining the moral leadership of the country during her husband’s presidency.  The conversation was sparked by Stephen Colbert commenting that Franklin D Roosevelt was quoted as saying that this was really the role of a president, to provideContinue reading “In search of moral leadership”

Paris burns in flames – the ‘gilets jaunes’ and the need for a revolution of the heart

Paris burns in flames, the image of a ‘gilets jaunes’ (yellow vest) waving the Tricolour as the street behind him erupts into fire, emulating that most famous images of Marianne on the barricades of the French Revolution.  One might almost find it comical were it not for the fear that has engulfed the streets ofContinue reading “Paris burns in flames – the ‘gilets jaunes’ and the need for a revolution of the heart”