Letter from Berlin: History, Cont’d.

January 17, 2015 by  
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Reflections on the shootings in Paris, and the Continuation, not the End, of History.

Is the Far-Right Right?

January 16, 2015 by  
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We know David Solway is right wing. But is he actually right about any of it? Brian Fawcett investigates….

Some Moral Hysteria

January 16, 2015 by  
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Brian Fawcett files a short piece on the media stampede surrounding Jian Gomeshi and Bill Cosby.

Cabinet of Curiosities

July 10, 2014 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat stops in London to make sure he’s got the right Rosetta Stone in sight.

An Independent Newsroom Where Self-Censorship Rules

June 1, 2014 by  
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Dan Gawthrop reports from Burma. The post-dictatorship press looks “independent,” but what about the big story on which it is tip-toeing the government line?

Ukraine: Here’s Facebooking at You, Kid

May 20, 2014 by  
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A little Facebook music please: transcript of a social media conversation about current events.

Jim Flaherty’s State Funeral

April 26, 2014 by  
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Brian Fawcett isn’t convinced there should have been a State Funeral for former Harper Government Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

Crisis in Ukraine: it’s hard to tell the players, even with a scorecard, and a bunch of hyperlinks.

March 9, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky tries to sort out the strands in the Ukrainian web.

The Lady, the Cult, and the Dented Halo

March 7, 2014 by  
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Dan Gawthrop on the future of Myanmar, and its internationally renowned political figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, “The Lady.”

Orwell’s Nightmare: 75 Years Later

February 7, 2014 by  
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Seventy-five years after its publication, Stan Persky takes note of George Orwell’s “Homage to Catalonia,” and its anniversary.

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