Archive for January, 2011

MS "Arctic Sea"
January 30, 2011, Comments Off on MS "Arctic Sea"

The mystery continues Murky waters (The Economist) A COURT in Russia’s far northern region of Arkhangelsk is heari ...

F. Peter Cundill 1938-2011 R.I.P.
January 29, 2011, 1 Comment

F. PETER CUNDILL FCA, CFA Philanthropist, sportsman, diarist and renowned global value investor. Peter Cundill was born ...

Wednesday Night #1508
January 26, 2011, 1 Comment

The State of the Union When Barack Obama was elected President of the United States, he was likened to John F. Kennedy. ...

West Wing Wednesday Night #34 January 26, 2011
January 26, 2011, Comments Off on West Wing Wednesday Night #34 January 26, 2011

The new year brings about a change in scheduling – and my apologies for the short notice – but yes, the withdrawal f ...

West Wing Wednesday Night #34 January 26, 2011
January 26, 2011, Comments Off on West Wing Wednesday Night #34 January 26, 2011

We hope your holidays went well and wish you all the very very best for 2011! The new year brings about a change in sche ...

U.S.: Politics and violence
January 21, 2011, Comments Off on U.S.: Politics and violence

Spotlight From Glenn Beck Brings a CUNY Professor Threats (NYT) On his daily radio and television shows, Glenn Beck has ...

2010 Year-end reviews and reports
January 21, 2011, 1 Comment

Why Do We Need Predictions? (NYT) Even though prognostications turn out to be wrong as often as they are right, why do t ...

Sargent Shriver 1915-2011 R.I.P.
January 20, 2011, Comments Off on Sargent Shriver 1915-2011 R.I.P.

JFK Presidential Library Biography of R. Sargent Shriver Bono: What I Learned From Sargent Shriver Remembering Sargent S ...

Wednesday Night #1507
January 19, 2011, 1 Comment

John Jonas, having had a very successful cataract operation, is back with Holly to offer his usual clear-eyed analysis o ...

Human development in the Arab world
January 18, 2011, Comments Off on Human development in the Arab world

Arab Human Development Reports (download) Tunisian Revolution Shakes, Inspires Middle East (Truthdig) The Tunisian upris ...

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