The 45th President of the U.S. Chapter IV Apr 2019 – Jan 2020
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30 January The Republican Cover-up Will Backfire. The House Can Keep Investigating Trump. By Jonathan Chait If the sever ...

Wednesday Night #1976 with Peter Berezin
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Always happy to announce that Peter Berezin will be with us and this week there is certainly much to comment on. In his ...

Myanmar/Burma 2017 – 2019
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Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) From peace icon to pariah: Aung San Suu Kyi’s fall from grace World Court or ...

The UN Decade on Biodiversity 2019
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IPBES Global Assessment Preview African elephants are migrating to safety —and telling each other how to get there 23 ...

Wednesday Night #1975
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Happy New Year to all who celebrate Chinese (Lunar) New Year this Saturday, 25 January. Although known as the Year of th ...

U.S./China relations June 2020 –
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U.S./China relations May 2019 – June 2020 The US-China trade war: 5 essential reads The Thucydides Trap: Are the U ...

Wednesday Night #1974
January 15, 2020, No Comments

What a week! Headline writers, pundits, analysts, pontificators  and comedians struggle to keep up. Relegating other gl ...

Angus W. J. (Ron) Robertson RIP
January 12, 2020, 1 Comment

ANGUS W. J. ROBERTSON (Ron) May 30, 1930 – December 28, 2019 Our beloved Dad passed away on December 28, 2019, at ...

Wednesday Night #1973
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Iran crisis We woke on Friday morning to the news that Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani (Portrait of a General) was killed alo ...

U.S. Government & governance Law & Order 2020
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January 6 2021 Assault on The Capitol and aftermath Heather Cox Richardson While exactly what happened remains unclear, ...