Posted:Mar 15, 2009
UN Dispatch piece on “deadbeat”
Mark’s piece on women in parliaments
UN’s Ban on Capitol Hill Grilled about Reform, Praised as Hardworking, Darfur Raised
U.S. “Deadbeat-Gate” Draws Midnight Clarification from UN’s Ban Ki-moon: He Said It, But…
On Sri Lanka, IMF Says Its Pending Loan Would “Support Government Goals”
In Sri Lanka, UN Still Withholds Casualty Numbers, Funds Detention Camps
In Darfur, UN Considers Hiring Workers of Expelled NGOs, But Will More Be Thrown Out?
In UN Council, March Agenda Omits Sri Lanka, UK Did Not Even Request, Libya Implies
At UN, BASF Dodges W. Sahara Phosphorus Fall-Out, Global Compact’s PetroChina Denial
On Sri Lanka, UN Meeting Called One-Off, UK Makes No Proposals, Holmes Differs from Ban
UN Plaza | Mar 15, 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.