Vaclav Havel, R.I.P.
December 23, 2011, No Comments

Vaclav Havel, Dissident Playwright Who Led Czechoslovakia, Dead at 75 by: Dan Bilefsky and Jane Perlez, The New York Tim ...

Wednesday Night #1555
December 21, 2011, No Comments

Last week we issued a double-header invitation, in consideration for the many in the throes of packing, travelling, or p ...

Central Asia
December 19, 2011, No Comments

CIA World Factbook ; BBC Central Asia News Central Asia’s waking giant Most people in the west have never heard of ...

Mortality and politics
December 19, 2011, No Comments

Background: Thailand’s succession As father fades, his children fight Behind the present unrest in Thailand lie fa ...

World Hunger 2011
December 19, 2011, No Comments

AGRA works to achieve a food secure and prosperous Africa through the promotion of rapid, sustainable agricultural growt ...

Christopher Hitchens: 1949-2011
December 16, 2011, No Comments

In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 1949–2011 (Vanity Fair) Christopher Hitchens—the incomparable critic, masterful r ...

China & human rights
December 16, 2011, 1 Comment

Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China ; Human Rights Watch ; Amnesty International Kilgour and ...

Media matters 2011
December 15, 2011, 1 Comment

See Wednesday-Night.com Media Notes ; also The News of the World and the Murdoch empire 2011: Media Deaths and Births (T ...

Carol Riley O’Brien R.I.P.
December 15, 2011, No Comments

Carol was my dear friend, one-time roommate at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Newton, Massachusetts. She was very br ...

Wednesday Night #1554
December 14, 2011, 1 Comment

Given that so many are in the throes of packing, traveling, or preparing for incoming family and visitors, we thought it ...