Posted:Mar 1, 2009
As UN Makes Play for Bailout Funds, Currency Exchange Losses to Dictators Undermine Its Pitch
At UN, GlaxoSmithKline’s Pricing of AIDS Drugs Raised, Clintons Press Flesh
On Sri Lanka, UN Meeting Called One-Off, UK Makes No Proposals, Holmes Differs from Ban
At UN, Council Belatedly Gets Sri Lanka Briefing, “No Politics,” Holmes Was Told
In Congo, Civilians Bear the Brunt as UN Attacks NGOs and Whistleblowing General
On Myanmar, UN May Help 21 Election Under Flawed Constitution, Rohingya Not Discussed
At UNDP, Selection Process Stays Secret, from Solomon Islands to Sierra Leone, No Answers
As UN Bids Bye to Kumalo, Susan Rice Starts Behind Closed Doors, Jackfruit Diplomacy
Nick Kristof on George Clooney’s trip
UN Plaza | Mar 1, 2009 | Mark Leon Goldberg & Matthew Lee
The Wright Show Robert Wright and Aaron Mate discuss allegations that the world’s chemical weapons watchdog suppressed evidence that an infamous attack in Syria, which drew US military retaliation, didn’t actually take place. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis debate Mike Bloomberg’s debate performance. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Rajiv Sethi discuss a framework that Loury developed to understand the effects of racial discrimination. The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Andrew Bacevich, president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and author of The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory.
Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade speaks with filmmaker Kirby Ferguson, who just completed his documentary This Is Not a Conspiracy Theory. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether moderate Democrats will unite to deny Bernie Sanders the nomination.
The Glenn Show And will blacks be left behind again? Glenn Loury speaks with Ernesto Cortés, Jr. and Peter Skerry.