Category - 2021 Challenges

#TheWardPost 2021 Challenges George Floyd murder Law and order Policing in America

George Floyd’s murder – a catalyst for change

George Floyd’s murder – a catalyst for change Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (25 May 2021) — George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands of a murderous police officer was seen as a catalyst for change, not only in policing but advancing equity and inclusion, and diversity in social, economic, and political participation in all spheres of human interaction and existence. But at the time of this writing, a year after Floyd’s death, America and the global community still had a far way to go...

#TheWardPost 2021 Challenges Anti-Immigration Global immigration Refugee problem

Immigration and the USA

Immigration and the USA Franklin W. Knight, PhD (10 May 2021) –The problem of immigration does not really warrant the inordinate attention that it currently receives in the USA. This assertion does not deny that immigration is a genuinely important and complicated problem, not just in the USA but also worldwide. In 2019 there were more than 272 million migrants worldwide, a figure exceeding the population of  Indonesia, the fourth largest country in the world. The United States of America is...

#TheWardPost 2021 Challenges Biden Administration Biden-Harris Inauguration

President Biden faces complex problems as Trump nightmare ends

President Biden faces complex problems as Trump nightmare ends Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (20 January 2021) — The most disgraceful and disastrous period in modern American history ended with Donald Trump’s presidency at noon on January 20, 2021. The nightmarish Trump administration leaves a colossal mess of complex domestic and foreign policy issues for President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and his Vice President Kamala Harris. Hundreds of millions of Americans and peoples of all nations...