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 Glenn Show
In a panel discussion at Harvard with Glenn Loury, John McWhorter explains what led to endemic black poverty in America.
Historians Bill Black and Varsha Venkatasubramanian discuss Varsha’s encounters with Hindu nationalists in the Bay Area dating scene.
Kat Rosenfield and Phoebe Maltz Bovy critique the new publishing industry practice of reviewing manuscripts for potentially offensive content.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Michael Sweeney consider whether there will ever be another show with such cultural resonance.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss the arrest of Julian Assange and the relationship between journalists and their sources.
The Wright Show
Yousef Munayyer, executive director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, says that whoever the next Israeli prime minister is, the two-state solution is dead.