The Madoff affair
July 30, 2011, 2 Comments

Vanity Fair has followed the Madoff story tenaciously. The size and extent of the damage caused by the Bernie Madoff (ye ...

China Puts US on eBay
July 28, 2011, No Comments

 ‘Government Sold Separately,’ Sales Listing Says BEIJING (The Borowitz Report) – Showing its impatience with the ...

Wednesday Night #1534
July 27, 2011, 2 Comments

The difference between the optimist and the pessimist is the pessimist has a little more information The Scribe’s ...

Aging population
July 21, 2011, No Comments

Charles Cogan offers a more light-hearted perspective: 90 may be the new 50 — but it doesn’t matter in the l ...

Wednesday Night #1533
July 20, 2011, No Comments

The Prologue Maureen Farrow‘s appearance this Wednesday could not be more timely; we eagerly await her world view. ...

Somalia
July 18, 2011, No Comments

NYT Somalia Archives BBC Somalia Q&A: Somalia has experienced almost constant conflict since the collapse of its cen ...

Wednesday Night #1532
July 13, 2011, 2 Comments

The Scribe’s Prologue Political summer theatre has come to Washington and Strasbourg; the drama unfolds using such ...

Investing in green energy
July 7, 2011, 4 Comments

UN: Global commitment to renewables is up Global investment in renewable energy climbed to record levels in 2010 driven ...

Wednesday Night #1531
July 6, 2011, No Comments

“We aren’t going to get innovative ideas out of the present system – hence the idea of a public salon. ...

Lebanon
July 4, 2011, No Comments

(Reuters)FACTBOX: Facts about Lebanon’s Hezbollah (Al Jazeera) Timeline: Crisis in Lebanon Erin O’Halloran: A Di ...