Syria Calling (Seymour Hersh) from the New Yorker
A FASCINATING look at the behind-the-scenes conversations that have been going on between the WH and the Auto companies and WHY the WH views these companies as not viable. The WH's assessment is, in my view, on the money.
"GM and Chrysler faced a Tuesday deadline for the government to approve plans they'd submitted weeks ago in hopes of persuading the Obama administration that they could remain in business and deserved additional money. But the decision from Obama was no."
How the World Sees the G20 Summit - Fear, Apathy, and Barack Obama from the Guardian [of London]
A good examination of the 20 countries and what they each will be looking for at the summit.
"From Moscow to Baghdad - what politicians want from the G20."
An, at times, poignant commentary on the state of Kenyan marriage these days.
"Women say that all men are the same. Someone even declared that men are dogs. But if you ask any woman about US president Barack Obama, she will tell you that ‘Obama is different’."
A wonderfully thoughtful and engaging extended clip showcasing how FAST global change and technological change are occurring -- this went viral on YouTube last year. It finally caught up to me this weekend.