The Staggers
28 January 2010
Too clever?
The Staggers
16 December 2009
So, what are we to make of the Obama administration's decision to transfer about 70 of the remaining 250 or so...
Cultural Capital
11 December 2009
So, the weather didn't clear, but the mood in Oslo lifted distinctly yesterday evening: Barack Obama seems to have...
Cultural Capital
10 December 2009
Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, given this afternoon in Oslo's City Hall, wasn't quite an epic, but...
Cultural Capital
10 December 2009
It was raining, some will say fittingly, as Barack Obama arrived in Oslo this morning to receive his much-remarked-on...
Cultural Capital
10 November 2009
The fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago is rightly taken as a symbol, not just of the ending of an oppressive regime,...
International Politics
05 November 2009
The last revolutionary
South America
05 November 2009
1926: Castro is born in Mayarí, Oriente Province, eastern Cuba. Attends local Jesuit schools in Santiago de Cuba before...
Cultural Capital
12 October 2009
Five years ago, the French philosopher and founder of "deconstruction" Jacques Derrida died of pancreatic...
International Politics
09 October 2009
So it came out of the blue did it? Not likely. This was the last in a series of three presidential choices whose logic...
International Politics
30 July 2009
Obama's backyard

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