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 ...

North Korea 2010-16
September 9, 2016, No Comments

The Guardian: North Korea North Korea profile Politics: A family dynasty heads a secretive, communist regime which toler ...

Wednesday Night #1801
September 7, 2016, No Comments

Once again, we thank the loyal folk who braved the threat of a monster rainstorm to join us in celebrating #1800. It was ...

Wednesday Night #1796
August 3, 2016, No Comments

Inevitably, the topic on everyone’s mind was Donald Trump. Some Wednesday Nighters believe that he will win the el ...

Wednesday Night #1773
February 24, 2016, No Comments

It’s not usual for technology to dominate the news feed, but this week it’s all about Apple vs. the FBI and ...

Global Economy 2015
December 28, 2015, 1 Comment

Martin Feldstein: The Global Economy Confronts Four Geopolitical Risks (Project Syndicate) The end of the year is a good ...

China Seas
November 26, 2015, 3 Comments

China and Japan 2012 – Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Japan to deploy troops near East China Sea islands (Al Jazeera) Nearly 5 ...

China: government and governance 2010 – 2015
November 16, 2015, 3 Comments

16 November China rebukes west over stance on terror (FT) Condolences sent to Paris amid ‘opportunistic’ call for fo ...

Wednesday Night #1757
November 3, 2015, No Comments

Airbnb braces for the results of a key San Francisco voteOn the first night of the new government (Trudeau 2.0), of whic ...

Tibet
October 30, 2015, 2 Comments

See also China, Beijing Olympics and Olympic Protest Prime During Tibet’s early history it was an independent and ...