Mitt Ain’t It in Alabama

Mitt Ain’t It in Alabama

As the Ray Moore debacle in Alabama draws closer to its car-crash like conclusion – because who can look away, honestly? – there is a lot of interesting commentary out there reflecting on just whether the new Senator will be a guy who is rumored to be more...
First Weinstein, then Spacey, and now…Bailey?

First Weinstein, then Spacey, and now…Bailey?

The purge continues: Lawsuit alleges inappropriate behavior by LA Kings’ mascot, Bailey The man who appears at Los Angeles Kings games as team mascot “Bailey” was sued Wednesday by a dishwasher for allegedly groping the defendant’s buttocks in a Staples Center...
Better Off Dead

Better Off Dead

It was only a few days ago that human rights in Australia took a nice step forward with the postal survey returning a strong ‘yes’ in favor of same sex marriage. I didn’t – and still don’t – like the idea of majorities voting on the...
100 Years, 100 MiIlion Lives Lost.

100 Years, 100 MiIlion Lives Lost.

There have been a great many pieces recently written about the 100 year anniversary of the Russian Revolution – I wrote about it myself a week back – including this new article in the Harvard Crimson by Laura Nicolae: Last month marked 100 years since the...
Footing During Fencing

Footing During Fencing

A long day with an early start which meant that I didn’t really have a lot of time to fit in my run. Still, where there’s a will there is a way and so I found myself running in the Parc de la Tete D’Or in the early evening while Jamie was at fencing....