Not as funny as his previous diary as there is more sadness on several counts. Still his insights of great men with feet of clay and a Westminster that needs reformed ring true and amuses. I recommend it. No tags for this post.
I read this account before a visit to Jordan and Syria in February 2010. Although a textbook, it has a well written narrative style and is superbly organized in sections and subjects. The content gets as near to being unbiased as history gets. No tags for this post.
San Francisco/Marburg – Europe’s efforts to bring the citizens into transnational agenda setting will be highlighted this weekend in San Francisco, California, when more than 300 professionals from six continents will gather for the 2010 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy. Welcomed by Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, the high-level […]
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I re-read this book before my visit to the States this year. It doesn’t shirk the task of explaining just how much tension even violence occurred as successive waves of immigrants were absorbed and new land acquired. For example, the Chinese in the West and Irish in the East. Nor of course does he ignore […]
An exciting account of Arnie’s use of referendums in his rise to power and as Governor of California. We see the tremendous advantage that a well known face and name has in getting coverage in a political race. Worth remembering how the Republicans used the Reagan name in California and the Democrats Hillary Clinton’s. In […]
I watched this film with a contemporary who like me, was old enough to remember the days when the leader of the Westren world was toppled. We agreed it good account with Nixon superbly acted making it seem like yesterday No tags for this post.
The team at Open Europe have produced this thorough research on the methods the EU uses to promote itself, some of them dubious, and the costs involved. Open Europe: Eu Communication Policy Explained. Tags: EU, Open Europe