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Archive for May 2011

This week’s articles of note

“The Osama Bin Laden exception,” Salon, by Glenn Greenwald “Jerry Brown’s last stand,” New York Times Magazine, by Adam Nagourney “The 4 percent solution: promoting growth, not reducing debt, is the key to restoring prosperity,” National Review, by James K. Glassman “Top green admits: ‘We are lost!’,” The American Interest, by Walter Russell Mead “Same […]

Ai Weiwei Sculpture in New York

Thumbnail : Ai Weiwei Sculpture in New York

Yesterday saw the unveiling of a magnificent bronze sculpture by Ai Weiwei in New York, his first major public installation in the US. “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” is at the Pulitzer Fountain in front of The Plaza Hotel, close to the Southeast entrance to Central Park. Weiwei is the renowned artist and social activist from China. His works […]

The killing of bin Laden and the American response

Thumbnail : The killing of bin Laden and the American response

The reaction in America to the news that Osama bin Laden was killed by US commandos is not what it seems from the media reports. The TV images have focused on the groups of people waving flags and shouting “USA-USA-USA” in Times Square in New York and in front of the White House in Washington. It is presented […]

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