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Maria Chapdelaine

This post was published on 26 January 2012. It was one of two posts on Maria Chapdelaine. These earned me an invitation, by Montreal’s… 1,059 more words


China’s Silk Road: Altering the global economic order

December 23, 2017

China’s Silk Road: Altering the global economic order

by Salman Rafi Sheikh@www.asiasentinel.com

The world is gradually awakening to the dark side of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, often called One Belt, One Road, or OBOR and designed to bring infrastructure development to a huge slice of the world. 1,130 more words

Foreign Policy

Mōdru and Mōdraniht

“Incipiebant autem annum ab octavo Calendarum Januariarum die, ubi nunc natale Domini celebramus. Et ipsam noctem nunc nobis sacrosanctam, tunc gentili vocabulo Modranicht, id est, matrum noctem appellabant: ob causam et suspicamur ceremoniarum, quas in ea pervigiles agebant.” – Bede, De temporum ratione…

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Where you at, Democracy?

*This post is to sketch ideas that surged while I was preparing a presentation of Latin American regional integration and its collective defence of democracy. 3,837 more words

The Catalan Crisis, A Crisis Requiring Historical Reevaluation

For this blog post, I wish to discuss the Catalan crisis, more commonly known as the independence movement in Catalonia, Spain.

These days, news and media outlets seem to focus too heavily on delivering breaking news, utilizing pathos, and ultimately click-baiting people. 197 more words


Andrew Wyeth

I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape—the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show. — Andrew Wyeth


No End in Sight to the Brexit Madness

November 22, 2017

No End in Sight to the Brexit Madness

By John Cassidy*


Beset by internal divisions and other problems, Theresa May’s government has stumbled along, making barely any progress in negotiating the terms of Brexit… 1,397 more words