Why we shouldn’t be surprised that a kid in Africa in the 1980’s grew up watching The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show.

Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi makes the worthwhile point that, while attention is focused on the Iranian elections, the country’s human rights record remains far below par.

Conserving trees for money can be a messy business.

Again from The Economist, a pretty even-handed report card marking the halfway point of Ban Ki-moon’s tenure.

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