When Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to President Trump’s announcement of his “new” compromise on the border wall, she made a classic miscue—as have many others—in sparring with Donald Trump. She played on his turf. Trump is a master of manipulation. His use of a televised announcement on Saturday, like his previous remarks from the Oval … Continue reading Pelosi’s Optics Miscue
In 1966, at the height of the Cold War, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, starring Alan Arkin, Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint and Brian Keith was released into theaters. The drop-dead funny plot line saw a Russian sub run aground on a sandbar off a New England island, popular with East Coast vacation goers. … Continue reading The Caravans Are Coming, The Caravans Are Coming!
The month of April held a poignant and powerful intersection for me—perhaps a fitting way to end my tenure as Founding Director of this organization that I love. On April 19th at our Tenth Anniversary Gala, I experienced the most unimaginable joy as hundreds gathered to celebrate our first decade of bringing people together across … Continue reading The Intersection of Joy and Sadness
The comma is a simple mark of punctuation. It separates all that has come before from whatever is to follow. Likewise, on life’s journey, we encounter those “comma times”—some intricately planned and self-created (a sabbatical; a day of reflection; a solitary prayer); others imposed, sometimes violently or without warning, by external forces. This book challenges … Continue reading Beyond the Comma
Robert ("Bob") Chase has appeared on numerous radio and television programs. He is also frequently invited to facilitate dialogues, lead workshops and lecture on interfaith cooperation, cross-cultural dialogue, bridging divides and developing communication strategies. Here are a few samples of Bob's media appearances. To contact Bob about appearing on your program click here.