Wednesday Night #1966
November 20, 2019, No Comments

November 19 is the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address 156 years ago,  one of the most insp ...

Forests and Deforestation
November 19, 2019, 1 Comment

19 November Borneo is burning Kalimantan, Indonesia (CNN) — Deep within the jungles of Indonesian Borneo, illegal fire ...

Firearms, gun control and politics /2018 – 2019
November 12, 2019, No Comments

Bloomberg Topics: Gun Control The Guardian: US gun control Mother Jones: Guns The NRA vs. America How the country’s bi ...

Wednesday Night #1964
November 6, 2019, No Comments

The past week has been a worthy lead-up to Tuesday, 5 November when we remembered -if not celebrated- Guy Fawkes Day and ...

Wednesday Night #1963
October 30, 2019, No Comments

On the eve of Hallowe’en, the real world seems scarier, more full of goblins and evil spirits than ever – or ...

Japan
August 29, 2019, 2 Comments

See also APEC 2014 and China Seas 29 August Japan is a Trumpian paradise of low immigration rates. It’s also a dying c ...

Wednesday Night #1944
June 19, 2019, No Comments

Thank you to all who made last week’s evening with Rick Barton such a stimulating success! Obviously, we did not get t ...

Wednesday Night #1943 with Rick Barton
June 12, 2019, No Comments

Discussions are always better than arguments These days it is often difficult to abide by the adage that An argument tri ...

Venezuela 2019
June 6, 2019, No Comments

Venezuela’s Hyperinflation Hits 80,000% Per Year in 2018 Kremlin Rejects US Suggestions That Russian Military Pers ...

Trump administration U.S./China relations 2016 – April 2019
April 28, 2019, No Comments

See also: North Korea Trump & Trade 2018 China Seas /2 The US-China trade war: 5 essential reads 29 April As trade t ...