- Sometimes current events offer insight into government and politics.
British Tory MP to leave Parliament after lobbying sting
Conservative Party lawmaker Malcolm Rifkind quit Tuesday as head of the committee overseeing Britain’s intelligence services and announced his retirement from Parliament, ... more
- Presidential candidate Buhari gave a major campaign speech in London a couple days ago.
Why in London? I can think of two good reasons: first of all there's a large and influential group of Nigerian voters in London and, secondly, ... more
The past two days have been focused on two things: a guided tour of Ise Jingū, and an overview of Ise society focusing on the early modern period. Our professor for these two days, Sakurai Haruo, introduced us to ... more
- And, I don’t have to have a degreeto figure this out…I just have to bedrunk enough in the right way, so that,when I open the box my mind is readyto accept whatever it sees.
I ... more
- You’re not a mystery to me because we’veknown each other all our lives…a bit of anenigma, like a marriage that worked becausewe didn’t spend too much time together, andprovided space for re-creation.When and the ... more
Due to an overactive work schedule and an under-active imagination, the head wolverine at Harts Pass Comics has temporarily suspended operations. Gritty as they be, even the most diligent of the Gulo gulo can only do so much. Thanks ... more
- Treadmill. 62 minutes. 9 miles.
Easy run with 8 x 30 second pick-ups. Felt OK.
- Town Loop. 32 minutes. 4 miles.
Cold (18 degrees) and snowing! Slow and easy run through the snow. Felt fine.
- In most political cultures, there are no ideological restrictions on personal beliefs. But some things just don't go over well in the public sphere.
BTW, David Tredinnick attended Eton College, earned a degree from St. John's College, Oxford, and an ... more
- For the 22nd year in a row, Carleton College’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have received Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
- I know my heart is going to give out
at any moment, which is why this piece,if you will , has so much poignance…deathis not a subject we, as humans, are likely toembrace. I know the ... more
- Student video producer Francisco Castro '18 captures the essence of KRLX, Carleton's student-run radio station. The eclectic mix of music, talk and news offered by the station helps it rank as one of the top college radio stations in the ... more
- Another discovery by John Unruh-Friesen is this excellent three and a half minute summary of the 1991 coup attempt in Russia.
I think it's worth reminding students that 2 years after Yeltsin led the defense of the Russian "White ... more
- A gang member in a prison in Oakland,The guard that is watching them.A nature photographer in Australia.A politican, everyone with their eyes upon them.A child monk, smiling, asleep against a pillar.A twelve year old ... more