Wednesday Night #1596
September 30, 2012, No Comments

After Bibi presented his visual aid at the UN, the New Yorker ran a contest for best caption – we couldn’t resist se ...

‘Punch’ Sulzberger, R.I.P.
September 29, 2012, No Comments

‘Punch’ Sulzberger, R.I.P. By NICHOLAS KRISTOF Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, better known as Punch, transformed this newsp ...

Wednesday Night 1595
September 26, 2012, 1 Comment

“Man stands on his little plot of land and proclaims ‘This land belongs to me,’ oblivious of the fact that for Cou ...

Canada and asbestos
September 22, 2012, 2 Comments

Asbestos: A century of concerns A brief history of the fight over asbestos Ottawa Citizen/ October 2008 Asbestos: The ma ...

China and Japan 2012 – Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
September 20, 2012, 1 Comment

See also: South China Sea Senkaku/Diaoyu: Islands of Conflict The historical roots of the dispute between China and Japa ...

Wednesday Night #1594
September 19, 2012, 1 Comment

It matters little whether one believes the Biblical account of Man’s creation or the Darwinian theory, the former bein ...

Wednesday Salon West UPDATE September 2012
September 19, 2012, No Comments

It’s going to be soon almost a full year since we stopped our merry monthly discussion gatherings and while I miss the ...

Quebec elections 2012
September 14, 2012, 1 Comment

Quebec Election Results 2012: How Did The Pollsters Do? ThreeHundredEight.com – excellent poll analysis, round-up ...

Wednesday Night #1593
September 12, 2012, 1 Comment

A number of David Mitchell‘s  Wednesday Night friends gathered to honor his return with particularly stimulating ...

Jake Eberts R.I.P.
September 11, 2012, 1 Comment

Photo: Getty Jake Eberts (The Telegraph) Jake Eberts, who has died aged 71, was a Canadian investment banker credited wi ...