Social media, society and technology 2013 -15
October 18, 2015, No Comments

Pascal Zamprelli: What Canadian Voters Actually Care About (HuffPost) Not to brag, but working at Change.org Canada is a ...

Wednesday Night #1736
June 9, 2015, No Comments

Turkey’s elections are front and centre following the surprising/welcome news that  the Justice and Development P ...

Turkey 2012 – 2014
December 30, 2014, No Comments

Dreams of Kurdistan — A journey through Kurdish identity. (Al Jazeera Magazine) Kurdistan is a kind of dream: an a ...

Syria 2013 – 2014
November 26, 2014, 8 Comments

Syria is the prototype place where it’s a proxy war for some regional powers. The camps, so to speak, are the regime i ...

Wednesday Night #1693
August 12, 2014, No Comments

From a Who’s Who of celebrities to millions of ‘ordinary’ people, it seems the whole world is in mourn ...

Wednesday Night #1636
July 10, 2013, 1 Comment

The Lac-Mégantic disaster has, perhaps, brought out the best in human beings. What would have constituted a disaster un ...

Wednesday Night #1634
June 25, 2013, No Comments

The good news is that Montreal again has a mayor  (our third in seven months) – the bad news is that it isn’t N ...

Wednesday Night #1633
June 19, 2013, No Comments

The Scribe’s reflections This week`s salon witnessed a sad discussion on the depth and breadth of emphasis on rela ...

Wednesday Night #1632
June 12, 2013, No Comments

An exceptional occasion as neither Herb Bercovitz, the faithful scribe, nor Diana, the editor of these accounts, was pre ...

Wednesday Night #1626
May 1, 2013, No Comments

Whiskey and guns were the hallmark of the past and are ingrained in the American people’s psyche. The Alamo was all ab ...