Claudia Clark
Author and Speaker
A Sad Day for American Democracy

A Sad Day for American Democracy

There are 5 instances in my life that I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when they occurred–the Iran hostage crisis in 1979, the Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion in 1986, the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the terrorist attacks on September...
Democracy is on the Ballot

Democracy is on the Ballot

The presidential Democratic and Republican conventions occur the summer before the fall election and the mark the beginning of the presidential campaign cycle. Usually thousands of delegates from across the country converge for several days in a select city to...
The Deflector In Chief

The Deflector In Chief

Between my German classes, the ongoing community building I have been doing for my book, and rescheduling my summer vacation because of the Coronavirus I have not had much time to write recently. As I sit down to write this, I am uncertain where to begin. Do I address...
Thank God I’m not in America

Thank God I’m not in America

I know people would much rather hear about just anything other than the Coronavirus Pandemic right now, as it is impossible to escape. As an expat, much of my life revolves around living in a foreign country. This is no exception, and I believe this is an opportunity...