Who Will Win the Battle of Global Warming?

Yes, folks, it’s back in the news, and with good reason. Climate change is on the front burner in Washington, where the Senate is taking up the climate change bill the House passed recently. It’s also being debated at the G-8 summit in Italy. In the Senate, one should keep in mind a climate bill…

Uighurs Back in the News- How Much Do We Really Know?

We posted about the plight of the Chinese Muslim minority group the Uighurs some time ago. Then, the question was whether the US would resettle a small number of them freed by the courts in this country. Now, they’re back in the news, and again, American media is largely playing catchup. This time, the Uighurs…

Two Journalists Get 12 Years- For What?

We may never know what “grave crime” journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee committed that got them sentenced to 12 years in a North Korean gulag. We do know they were detained at the border with China back in March, and there are those who think the North Korean government will use the pair as…