|Summer of Chamber Music in Ottawa
Elizabeth Schotten Merklinger
For four weeks every summer, Ottawa is transformed into a magical setting for about one hundred and fifty chamber music concerts.
Exploring Scandinavia: Reflections and Conversations - Irene Shaland
Is the Jewish story of today’s Norway all about young people leaving the country to build their lives elsewhere?
The Hypochondriac Traveller’s Guide to Ebola - Scott Masson
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about West Africa’s “Killer Virus”
*Prince Christian Sound: awarded “notable essay." in The Best American Essays 2014 series (ed. by John Sullivan) published by Houghton Mifflin
From our archives 10 Years ago:
Rickshaws & Corridors
Colin Todhunter in Bangladesh
Larry Thompson in Africa
Life Changes at the Edge of the World Racheal Walker in Cambodia
Okay, now the anti-war president is at war. This makes sense. Sure it does.
Where is Saudi Arabia? Where is Jordan? Where is Turkey?
Thank you Alex 21.09.14
As Alex Salmond resigns, following defeat in the referendum, we English perhaps owe him a vote of thanks for shaking the tree of the oligarchy that rules us.
Here We Go Again
Iraq 2003 to 2014 - No Plan, No Dice
Lessons not learned - words not eaten - advice not taken
One is compelled to wonder, what is the role of France in the Scottish separatist movement?
The Spanish Government has nothing better to do than to start yet another row with Britain over Gibraltar.
Salt Sugar Fat - How the Food Giants Hooked Us By Michael Moss
Steve Wheeler review
Philip Morris and RJ Reynolds, the cigarette manufacturers, are now running a large part of the food business, it’s almost too much to believe...
Fred C Wilson 111
Mashiko is a ceramicist dream...
St. Louis Blues
Ferguson is a fascinating control group for anybody interested in speculating how far American attitudes have progressed during the last 150 years.
The Effects of Social Conditioning
The anti-racist agenda in Britain is social conditioning of the kind used in authoritarian societies to achieve compliance of the masses
Markets & Democracy
What does ‘free market’ mean?
Coping in Laos
A chill runs down my back as I walk around the COPE Centre in Vientiane. I am surrounded by empty bombs - ghosts of the industry of war.