Wednesday Night #1841 with Akaash Maharaj
June 21, 2017, No Comments

Join us in celebrating the Summer Solstice – from here on the days get shorter. Thanks to Gerald Ratzer and other ...

Iran 2017
June 7, 2017, No Comments

Iran Assails U.S. and Saudi Arabia After Pair of Deadly Terrorist Attacks (NYT) Iran’s revolutionary guard lashed out ...

UN Conference on climate change COP21 Paris & aftermath
June 3, 2017, No Comments

A good summary from Quartz: The US’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement will be bad, but not that bad, for the rest o ...

North Korea
May 29, 2017, 3 Comments

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

The Arctic 2015 -17
May 11, 2017, No Comments

Arctic Deeply The icebreaker gap Russia has 40 powerful ships to clear lanes through crucial Arctic waters. America is d ...

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 ...

Latin America 2013 – 16
December 11, 2016, 1 Comment

How unconventional thinking transformed a war-torn Colombia (60 Minutes) Colombia used to be one of the most violent and ...

Pakistan 2013-16
November 29, 2016, 1 Comment

29 November An India-Pakistan Crisis: Should We Care? (War on the Rocks) The world has recently been reminded of just ho ...

9/11 – ten and fifteen years later
September 16, 2016, No Comments

Read the 9/11 Commission Report Truthers come in all sorts of guises Egyptian state media claims Isis is ‘made up& ...

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 ...