Election Campaign 2016: Democrats
November 1, 2016, No Comments

The Democratic Donkey and the Republican Elephant Ever wondered what the story was behind these two famous party animals ...

President Obama and the Supreme Court /2
October 31, 2016, 1 Comment

Today, I will announce the person whom I believe is eminently qualified to sit on the Supreme Court. As president, it is ...

Burma/Myanmar 2012-2016
October 24, 2016, 4 Comments

(BBC) Should it be Burma or Myanmar? CIA World Factbook: Burma Aung San Suu Kyi (The Elders) Desmond Tutu: Speaking to A ...

Canada: NDP post-2015 election
October 1, 2016, No Comments

Jagmeet Singh wins leadership of federal NDP on first ballot Singh took 35,266 of the 65,782 votes cast on first ballot ...

Nepal
August 11, 2016, 1 Comment

The Cost of Political Instability in Nepal (NYT Editorial) Last week, Nepal’s Parliament elected Pushpa Kamal Dahal as ...

Lead-up to U.S. 2016 elections – Democrats
July 29, 2016, 1 Comment

2016 Democratic National Convention 25-28 July This year’s platform process is the most representative and inclusive i ...

Lead-up to U.S. 2016 elections – Republicans Part II
July 28, 2016, No Comments

The Most Extreme Republican Platform in Memory Barring some bizarre meltdown by the candidate, unexpected clusterfucks o ...

Zimbabwe II
May 14, 2016, 3 Comments

Zimbabwe’s trillion-dollar note: from worthless paper to hot investment The central bank of Zimbabwe issued $100,000,0 ...

Canada: Liberals 2016-17
March 8, 2016, No Comments

Surprise winner Emmanuella Lambropoulos secures Liberal nomination for Saint-Laurent School teacher beats former provinc ...

Michael Bloomberg 2016
March 7, 2016, No Comments

The Untouchable – Can a good mayor amass too much power? The New Yorker August 2009 The Bloomberg Way The mayor of ...