Clinton’s Visit to Myanmar Raises Hopes and... →
Political bubbling in Burma/Myanmar. The parliamentarians’ model for democratic politics? The West Wing. A great example of the operation of entertainment in global society. Hoping to nurture what President Obama called “flickers of progress,” Mrs. Clinton will make the first trip to Myanmar by a secretary of state since early in the cold war. One senior administration official familiar...
The Economist: The Trouble With Newt →
In an Esquire profile last year, Marianne said her former husband “was impressed easily by position, status, money” and believed “that what he says in public and how he lives don’t have to be connected”. I wish I could say that the rest of us don’t suffer from this problem. I know I struggle with it.
The last word: He said he was leaving. She ignored... →
Found this through my friend Ivee’s facebook wall post. Incredibly moving. When Laura Munson’s husband asked for a divorce, she ducked instead of fighting. He needed to learn, she says, that his unhappiness wasn’t really about her
Three Home Bases
About to embark on a flight journey that’ll have me touch down in all three of my home bases! Best part is, I get to do it again in a week. ;) USA->UK->SG I promise to return to writing and photo posting when I reach home. It’s been a PACKED Fall!