Opinion | A Liberal’s Admonishment to Liberals

A Liberal’s Admonishment to Liberals An analysis of the Manfred Wolf Column, This Time, This Place for January 2020 (c) Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmilerskerr.com writersclass.net I previously featured one of Manfred Wolf’s earlier essays in this series of frank discussions with fellow liberals.  See Here.. Dr. Wolf is concerned about how extremists within the movement are… Read More Opinion | A Liberal’s Admonishment to Liberals

Criticism | Beware of Mandated Kindness

Beware of Mandated Kindness © 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr San Francisco West Portal Monthly columnist, Manfred Wolf, in this month’s “This Time, This Place” column, examines the many facets of the current trans-atlantic trend to coerce kindness and “sensitivity” out of the populace, not only by public shaming, but—more ominously—by governmental mandate.  Here is the… Read More Criticism | Beware of Mandated Kindness

Criticism | “Muslims in Europe” by Manfred Wolf

  Having read both of Manfred Wolf’s previous books of recent years, I’m a fan. While “Survival in Paradise” was deeply personal and at times, surprisingly emotional, this new book, more like his earlier “Almost a Foreign Country,” is shrewdly logical and (typically) deeply analytical. Wolf seems to always have a unique take on puzzling… Read More Criticism | “Muslims in Europe” by Manfred Wolf

Rhetoric | A Holocaust Survivor’s Thoughts on America, Post-Trump

Fair comment  (c) 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr This is a copy of the second of two recent Sacramento Bee columns by my friend and former college writing professor, Manfred Wolf.  He and I are currently collaborating on a screen adaptation of his book “Survival in Paradise: Sketches from a Refugee Life in Curacao.”  (http://www.survivalinparadise.com) My first draft of… Read More Rhetoric | A Holocaust Survivor’s Thoughts on America, Post-Trump