Wednesday Night # 1772
February 16, 2016, No Comments

Sad news – Trailblazer, bridge-builder, Victor Goldbloom dies at age 92, but what an amazing life he led! Many bel ...

Wednesday Night #1771
February 10, 2016, No Comments

Happy Chinese New Year 2016! The Year of the [Red] Monkey kicks off around the world According to Chinese Five Elements ...

Wednesday Night 1767
January 13, 2016, No Comments

The death of David Bowie over the weekend has unleashed a world-wide torrent of eulogies absent only (unless we missed s ...

Turkey 2015
January 1, 2016, No Comments

2015 Erdoğan cites Hitler’s Germany as example of effective government Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ...

World-wide migration/refugees
December 31, 2015, 1 Comment

UNHCR Mid-Year Trends 2014 Where We’re From Interactive app tracks migrants around the world. This application is ...

UN Reform
December 30, 2015, No Comments

UN was headed to Philadelphia, but a Rockefeller stepped in The book “Capital of the World” chronicles the s ...

ISIS/ISIL/Daesh 2015
December 29, 2015, No Comments

See also ISIS/ISIL 2013-14 Profile: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Russia in 2015 What ISIS Really Wants ISIS Fantasies of an Apoc ...

Russia in 2015
December 17, 2015, 1 Comment

Ukraine 2015 Munk Debates: Be it resolved the West should engage, not isolate Russia Sanctions and isolation or engageme ...

Wednesday Night #1760
November 25, 2015, No Comments

Honoring our WN tradition of linking to historic events of the year, we hit pay dirt with 1760: From July 1760, Amherst ...

Wednesday Night #1757
November 3, 2015, No Comments

Airbnb braces for the results of a key San Francisco voteOn the first night of the new government (Trudeau 2.0), of whic ...