“It is what it is”

A family affair made it possible to travel from Switzerland to the US, and the plan was to stay until the elections to do some reporting, but another family affair demanded a fast return to Switzerland. Reporting was not in the cards anyway as the I-Visa apparently is...

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Corona call: Sable Makonnen

Sable Makonnen (62) came to the United States in the late seventies as an immigrant from Ethiopia. After losing her job in New York, she is about to move back to the D.C. area. She is moved to tears about what happens to America and she participated in a Black Lives...

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Corona Call: Mary Regan

Mary Regan (60) is an English teacher at the United Nations in New York City. After two months, she is back at her Manhattan apartment.   Hi Mary, what’s going on in your neck of the woods?  Today, I went to the UN for the first time in three months, my computer...

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Corona Calls: Philippe Mottaz

Philippe Mottaz (66) is the founder and editorial director of Geneva Observer, an online-platform for analysis and reporting on International Geneva. He was US correspondent and editor-in-chief of French-speaking Swiss Television and director of the English-speaking...

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Corona Calls: Eddie Peters

Eddie Peters (56) sells real estate in the Detroit/MI area. He says the Corona pandemic is trailing off, the Michigan governor goes too far in her lockdown measures. And people should take great care in strengthening their immune systems.     ‘s up Eddie?...

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