Tagged: russia

Shame on Jan

Shame on Jan

Greetings once again from Brussels, city of long work hours and dreary office work. Today’s item that has me pretty disappointed involves the Dutch government and the iron fisted oligarch that runs Russia. They’ve struck a deal so that the...

Selling Death

Selling Death

It is a pretty well known fact that the US is the global leader in arms sales. Some will also have heard that Russia is second. But in fact, if you put together all the European Union numbers, in terms...

I remember Anna

I remember Anna

One year later, remembering Anna Politkovskaya. A journalist amongst journalists. Human amongst humans. Never forgetting the importance of journalists and reporters who are willing to speak up, speak out, and stay citical no matter what. Never forgetting that she was...

bm223 The Arctic Melt Rush

bm223 The Arctic Melt Rush

MP3 Audio [21 MB]DownloadShow URL The media has reported on the recent rush by various countries to gain access to more territory in the arctic. Yet they fall short of discussing what is at stake for the earth if companies...
 

Calling the Arctic

Calling the Arctic

During my occasional working days here in Brussels, I have lots of time on busses and trains to think about how much I miss my bike and the topics of my next podcasts. For the next few months I will...

International Effort in Greece

International Effort in Greece

Last week I talked about the rainbow families rescue work that Rob was involved in throughout the United States. Today I thought of him as I listened to RFI reporting about how extremely terrible the forest fires in Greece have...