The News of the World and the Murdoch empire
November 30, 2013, No Comments

The Daily Mail: Wendi’s crush on Blair revealed: Rupert Murdoch’s ex-wife wrote of ‘warm feelings̵ ...

Wednesday Night #1656
November 25, 2013, No Comments

We take this opportunity to wish you a Happy Kosher Thanksgiving  or Thanksgivukkah on this historic “once-in-a-Talmu ...

Iran in 2012 – 2013
November 25, 2013, 3 Comments

Young men make wars, and the virtues of war are the virtues of young men. Courage and hope for the future. Then old men ...

November 22 1963 – fifty years later
November 22, 2013, No Comments

American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr wrote of the assassination: “I never knew how his brief and brilliant leadership ...

Wednesday Night #1655
November 20, 2013, 1 Comment

A postscript to the discussion of real-estate prices: St John’s Wood mansion with 11 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a gym ...

U.S. history, music, myth, and literature
November 19, 2013, No Comments

Lincoln, JFK and Obama: What links the US presidents? (BBC) They are two of the most important dates in American history ...

English-speaking seniors in Quebec
November 19, 2013, No Comments

Seniors Action Quebec Getting services in own language can be a battle for Quebec’s rural English-speaking seniors (Gl ...

Andrew G. Kniewasser R.I.P.
November 16, 2013, 1 Comment

KNIEWASSER, Andrew Graham O.C. September 9, 1926 – November 8, 2013 Passed away peacefully in his 88th year after a ri ...

Wednesday Night #1654
November 13, 2013, No Comments

The return of Susan Hoecker and John Drysdale  of Concordia and American Universities to Wednesday Night this week offe ...

China’s Cities
November 10, 2013, No Comments

The Law of Unintended Consequences Sim Chi Yin for The New York Times Dissatisfaction and Dysfunction in a Model for Chi ...