Education: demographics and trends 2009-2010
December 12, 2010, No Comments

China’s Army of Graduates Struggles for Jobs (NYT) … an unprecedented wave of young people all around China who ...

Wednesday Night #1495
October 27, 2010, 1 Comment

`The time has come,’ the Walrus said, `To talk of many things: Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax ...

The world & the financial crisis
November 30, 2008, 1 Comment

We were glad to be reminded of this wonderful Long Johns clip  about how it all began – laughter truly is the bes ...

Union for the Mediterranean
July 28, 2008, No Comments

Two and a Half Cheers for the Mediterranean Union by Chris Patten (Project Syndicate) Maybe it is time to be a bit more ...

Sarkozy’s List of Successes
July 23, 2008, No Comments

July 23 2008 (Truthdig) France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy is often dismissed for his flamboyance, but he has quite re ...

Wednesday Night #1374
July 2, 2008, 1 Comment

See photos and more on Wednesday-night.com After last week’s fascinating and informative evening on Iraqi Kurdista ...

'Sarko' in London
March 27, 2008, 1 Comment

One is not amused. But the rest are wowed Queen Elizabeth II, France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy, his wife Carla S ...

Wednesday Night #1344
December 5, 2007, 6 Comments

Oh the weather outside is frightful And the news is not delightful The pundits’ll trumpet our woes While the count ...

Wednesday Night #1319
June 13, 2007, 1 Comment

Isn’t the summer weather lovely? So lovely in fact that we are having a very hard time concentrating on serious ma ...

Wednesday Night #1289
November 15, 2006, No Comments

We hope that some of you were able to attend the Millennium Promises Conference last Thursday, and at the very least, th ...