Monthly Archives: December 2018

What Will the New Year Bring?

Ever since Hillary Clinton (who I actually supported at one time) lost to Donald Trump, political writing in the US has been getting more and more hysterical. The current focal point (after the long term nothingness of Russian collusion has … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Victims…

After a number of misguided (Obama winning the Peace Prize?) or clearly publicity seeking (Dylan winning Literature?) Nobel awards, the Nobel Peace Prize this year was unusually well-deserved. The prize was awarded jointly to Nadia Murad and Dennis Mukwege, both … Continue reading

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In Which Our Hero Explores the Depths of European Discontent…

I decided to ask a French colleauge about the unrest in their homeland. Being a very subtle and considerate sort I began with: “So are y’all about to have another revolution?” Fortunately this colleague knows me pretty well. They began … Continue reading

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