Wednesday Night #2055
August 4, 2021, No Comments

August 4 is a particularly poignant anniversary for Wednesday Nighters. Exactly a year ago, a deadly explosion in Beirut ...

Middle East & Arab World Lebanon 2020-July 2021
July 31, 2021, No Comments

The seven years of neglect, and 13 minutes of chaos, that destroyed Beirut The Independent Special report: Speaking to L ...

Cities, globalization and governance
May 27, 2021, No Comments

What Is a Smart City? Bloomberg CityLab Global Cities Institute GOVERNANCE Cities occupy pivotal positions as strategic ...

Wednesday Night #1985 with Peter Berezin
April 1, 2020, No Comments

As Wednesday Night Zooms, we welcome back, Peter Berezin. The coronavirus COVID-19 continues to not only dominate the ne ...

Brazil 2016 – 18
December 28, 2018, No Comments

These 5 Facts Explain Brazil’s Crippling Scandals (TIME) 24 July 2015 See also Brazil 2013-2015 Rio 2016 Olympics Look ...

Wednesday Night #1890
May 30, 2018, No Comments

While the world frets about the on-again-off-again summit with North Korea and the next moves against  Iran, and Canadi ...

U.S. Government & governance 2017 – the first six months
July 19, 2017, No Comments

Eight Political Scientists Who Will Make Sense of 2017 Presidential memoranda vs. executive orders. What’s the dif ...

Mali 2012 -2015
November 28, 2015, 8 Comments

28 November Mali attack: Rocket kills three at UN base at Kidal Two UN peacekeepers from Guinea and a civilian contracto ...

China: government and governance 2010 – 2015
November 16, 2015, 3 Comments

16 November China rebukes west over stance on terror (FT) Condolences sent to Paris amid ‘opportunistic’ call for fo ...

Tibet
October 30, 2015, 2 Comments

See also China, Beijing Olympics and Olympic Protest Prime During Tibet’s early history it was an independent and ...