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Artists & Women

Some artists have a strong social voice that speaks out about the times. It clearly needs to be heard. More than a century before the Me Too Movement took hold, long before first-rate investigative reporting existed...

Weekly Review Nov 30

TALIBAN TALKS TO RESUME – Preliminary negotiations progressing. CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE – Ukraine now a household name. IRAQI PM RESIGNS – Middle East protests continue.

Weekly Review Nov 23

FACEBOOK’S INTEGRITY? – Sasha Baron Cohen says it’d take ads from Hitler. QUID PRO QUO – Impeachment inquiry establishes facts. BOLIVIAN VIOLENCE – Post-election scene turns gruesome.

1960s Are Today

In the 1960s, from Paris to Prague, Woodstock to the Isle of Wight, young people spoke out in protest.  Today's students are again a significant force.  Their resources must be acknowledged...

Arctic Alert

A new invasion now threatens this sparsely populated land.  Those hungry for its wealth of minerals, tempted by fossil fuel or seeking strategic access for shipping and polar defense are all eager to rush in... 

Weekly Review Nov 16

CLIMATE ACCORD NOTICE – Trump announces withdrawal. IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS BEGIN – An official public inquiry under way. HIGHER TARIFFS – If U.S.-China trade war persists.

Hong Kong Upheaval

After five months of ongoing street protests, the momentum has shifted. Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement has made major gains in the Chinese territory's district council elections...

Weekly Review Nov 9

WHY QUIT CLIMATE ACCORD? – Trump has given the UN notice. SEA LEVELS RISING – A challenge to human civilization. UK CREDIT RATINGS – Projected downgrade to "negative".

Lebanon Awakening

Lebanon’s political system's designated ethnic roles has it forever locked into partial paralysis. Popular uprisings that began in October mark a major turning point in the country’s history...

Weekly Review Nov 2

IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY ADVANCES – Proceedings to begin. WORLD VEGAN DAY – Celebrate the benefits. LEBANON'S PM RESIGNS – Bows to protests of hundreds of thousands.

The Butterfly Effect

Anything refreshingly straightforward in life can be equally perplexing.  Rather than seeing things as they are, we see them as we are.  So, unhappy people might believe any change has to be for the better...

Weekly Review Oct 26

39 MIGRANTS DEAD – In refrigerated trailer. CALIFORNIA ABLAZE – Terrifying wildfires; huge evacuations. GLOBAL YOUTH PROTESTS – Hong Kong to Lebanon; India to Chile.