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Russia in 2016
December 25, 2016, 2 Comments

Putin’s Secret Riches (video) (BBC Panorama) Vladimir Putin has been accused of corruption on a breathtaking scale ...

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Wednesday Night #1771
February 10, 2016, No Comments

Happy Chinese New Year 2016! The Year of the [Red] Monkey kicks off around the world According to Chinese Five Elements ...

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December 31, 2015, 1 Comment

UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2014 Where We’re From Interactive app tracks migrants around the world. This application is ...

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Wednesday Night #1756
October 28, 2015, No Comments

It’s time to turn our attention to global problems, starting with the refugee crisis and its inevitable impact on ...

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Russia in 2014
December 30, 2014, 4 Comments

Aleksei Navalny, Putin Critic, Is Spared Prison in a Fraud Case, but His Brother Is Jailed (NYT) Hours after being spare ...

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Wednesday Night #1696
September 3, 2014, No Comments

As we contemplate the increasingly vitriolic rhetoric surrounding international affairs and domestic politics, we are re ...

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Wednesday Night #1682 with David & Terry Jones
May 28, 2014, No Comments

We were deeply touched by the incredible, thoughtful, gift that Somayeh and Hosein brought us from Iran – a replic ...

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Greece, EU and world economy 2011-2013
October 12, 2013, 15 Comments

A bit of black humor: Clarke and Dawe: Lending merry-go-round How can broke economies lend money to other broke economie ...

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Global Economy 2012
December 31, 2012, 2 Comments

Foreign Policy Economy issue January/February 2012 Debt-ridden and hidebound, Europe may be on the verge of a painful br ...

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October 3, 2012, No Comments

Not debatable: Obama stumbled (Politico) … debate was a substantive break from months of caustic negative campaign ...