Our strategy right now is to get ready for the worst, and hope that the Republicans in Congress don’t give Trump the resources to carry out threats he made during his presidential campaign.
In the United States, the descendants of immigrants are culturally obsessed with proving our Americanness. In Brazil, it’s completely different. People use immigrant designations over generations and generations.
It should encourage us to take seriously the continuation of the cycles of poverty, unemployment, and uneven development—often stratified along lines of class and race—that drive ordinary people to leave behind everything they have ever known in search of something better.
In American gospel and blues, U2 found its musical authenticity. And from his journey to America, Bono found his love for Africa: the source of his prophetic charisma and religious power.
The February 22nd issue of The New Yorker celebrated the magazine’s 90th anniversary with a cover story that described the different decades of the publication’s life.