David Brooks: The Real Romney
August 28, 2012, No Comments

The Real Romney By DAVID BROOKS New York Times 27/28 August 2012 The purpose of the Republican convention is to introduc ...

Wednesday Night #1591
August 27, 2012, No Comments

Update: Just to make life more exciting, Isaac menaces U.S. Gulf Coast 7 years [to the day] after Katrina. One WN wit su ...

Jean Charest’s actions speak louder than words
August 24, 2012, No Comments

By Don Macpherson, Montreal Gazette August 24, 2012 MONTREAL – In his interview with The Gazette on Thursday, Jean ...

Three Gorges Dam – Updates
August 23, 2012, 1 Comment

Important background Three Gorges Probe Three Gorges Probe covers the social, environmental, scientific and economic imp ...

U.S. elections 2012: Krugman vs. Ferguson
August 21, 2012, No Comments

A new chapter in the campaign rhetoric was opened this week by Niall Ferguson’s cover story in Newsweek, Obama’s ...

Wednesday Night #1590
August 20, 2012, No Comments

Please note for your calendar: We love to encourage the community (and other) efforts of Wednesday Nighters. Margaret Du ...

Senator John Lynch Staunton 1930-2012 R.I.P.
August 20, 2012, No Comments

> Why he switched: John Lynch-Staunton glances toward Premier Bertrand while speaking in October 1968. The Union Nati ...

Pierre Arbour: The changing energy picture
August 17, 2012, 2 Comments

[Editor’s note: See also: Medium-Term Gas Market Report 2012] (National Geographic) Eleven Nations With Large Foss ...

Wednesday Night #1589
August 15, 2012, No Comments

The bombardment of Olympics and political campaign news has had an inexplicably stultifying effect, relieved only by the ...

Terrorism 2010 -2012
August 14, 2012, No Comments

How privilege-blindness stops us understanding the roots of terrorism From Cameron’s ‘Indian dance’ re ...