Guillermo Calvo

Former chair, Political Science, Government and International Relations Programs at the Universidad Autonoma de Manizales.  My university degrees are in political science, law, international legal studies and translation studies.

On the North Korean Crises and the New Silk Roads
2 months ago
A recent informal discussion among several academics and civic leaders outside of the United States trying to understand and analyze emerging trends in light of emerging crises touched on a very distu...
Geopolitical Consequences of Global Warming in the Context of Current Domestic Politics
3 months ago
Hellooooooooo! Rise and shine, time to wake up! The future is knocking on our door and it does not seem as friendly as we might have hoped. No, it’s not the commies, not Islamic fundamentalists who fo...
On Why Democrats are the Greater Problem for Progressives
4 months ago
The virtually identical governance structures within our duopoly, i.e., the Democratic and Republican parties, pose virtually identical civic dangers. The results of their policies are virtually indis...
James Comey Versus Rod Rosenstein on Firing, Not Donald Trump
5 months ago
James Comey, formerly Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is a person sequentially loathed and loved, criticized and praised, a person who both Republicans and Democrats have severely cri...
On Our Political and Social Incoherence
5 months ago
I have always opposed US intervention in the Middle East, finding it not only immoral but counterproductive. It obviously makes it probable that United States citizens, both at home and abroad, will b...
A Grim Fairy Tale, the Paris Environmental Accord and Its Repudiation
6 months ago
I am a very strong believer in protecting and preserving the environment but I am not a believer in deceptive use of smoke and mirrors to obfuscate that goal. The recently rejected Paris “Accord” was,...