I recently watched an episode of a TV series For the People, which is described as 'set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court.' It seeks to provide a more progressive representation of attitudes in the USA, in the context of the 'Southern District of New York Federal Court'. The main characters are defense and prosecution lawyers, with the context being a different case or cases in each episode and how they respond to these. Episode 2 from season 2, titled This is America, aired in March 14, 2019.1. It deals with the tactics, approaches and actions of Immigration and Customs Enfor…

It is rare that I find a piece in a newspaper written by a journalist that is well researched and illustrates a sound and critical analysis of the issue being addressed. Opinion pieces and guest editorials (usually by academics, some activists and some pundits—as they are called in North America) often provide this. In recent days i found such a piece by Peter Hartcher, the ‘political editor’ for Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald, titled Japan’s fading appetite for a fight. Hartcher presented a well rounded piece that illustrated a sound awareness of the politics of the issue from both sides. …