Russia: The Sochi 2014 Olympics and aftermath
December 5, 2017, 2 Comments

No officials, no flag and no anthem. The International Olympic Committee barred Russia from the 2018 Winter Games in Sou ...

Russia in 2014
December 30, 2014, 4 Comments

Aleksei Navalny, Putin Critic, Is Spared Prison in a Fraud Case, but His Brother Is Jailed (NYT) Hours after being spare ...

Wednesday Night #1669
February 26, 2014, No Comments

The phoenix-like resurgence of the United States economy stands in sharp contrast to the more sensational news from othe ...

Wednesday Night #1666 with Me Bernard Amyot
February 5, 2014, No Comments

Postscript: Beryl Wajsman: Former Canadian Bar President condemns Bill 60 – Bernard Amyot calls it a “vindictive ...

Wednesday Night #1665 with George Kesteven
January 29, 2014, No Comments

Prelude: The latest news of Justin Bieber – a 19-year old tragedy. has prompted an on-line petition to the White H ...

Wednesday Night #1662
January 8, 2014, No Comments

  “The challenge of the next half century is whether we have the wisdom to use wealth to enrich and elevate our n ...

Wednesday Night #1642
August 21, 2013, No Comments

Renewable energy Wind power is capricious, noisy, destructive of nature and constitutes a blight on the skyline, especia ...

Wednesday Night #1640
August 7, 2013, 1 Comment

Catherine Gillbert read a delightful essay from The Guardian Weekly about salons. Let’s seek inspiration from Doro ...

Russia in 2011-12
December 28, 2012, No Comments

LEON ARON: Everything You Think You Know About the Collapse of the Soviet Union Is Wrong *And why it matters today in a ...