Category Archives: Politik/Politics

Monday Motorway Music™, March 7 – Spring Travel Madness: 1-2-3, Go!

The map sort of tells the story – even if I couldn’t stuff it all into one screenshot in a meaningful way (for fellow flight nerds / CFR followers, this is a screenshot from FlightTrack Pro). And even if I … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, February 29 – A Rare Day (But Not That One)

OK, so it’s leap year and today is the most visible sign of that – the 29th of February does not appear that often. About once every 1,461 days or so… And yet, today is not the extra day of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Motorway Music™, February 23 – Back On The Chain Gang

And apparently so deep into doing the archaeological digging through my mailbox and talking to all my colleagues and what have you that I cleanly forgot that Monday postings, by their very nature, are best done on Mondays. Ooops😉 In … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Debate: Why, today, Je suis Charlie

It may be presumptuous for such a small, irregularily published and – in the big picture of things – largely irrelevant blog such as this to jump into the big debate following the 12 murders of journalists and cartoon artists in Paris … Continue reading

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What right is worth the lives of 120,000 children?

If you’d been asking this question in Rwanda just after the onslaught of the genocide – where the numbers were much more frightening that this – I honestly do not know what answers you might have had. But apparently, in … Continue reading

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Så Mitt Romney er en forfulgt stakkel?

Så et udklip i en Berlinger i går på vej hjem i et fly – fik desværre ikke set, om hele artiklen eller kommentaren var andetsteds på siden. Men Henrik Fogh Rasmussen var i hvert fald citeret for, at når … Continue reading

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On thinking critically – or not

Image from The Far Left Side. At work, some years ago, we had a very interesting session where a consultant from our travel agency came to give an entertaining – but first and foremost informative – talk on cultural differences. … Continue reading

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Læser journalisterne deres egne aviser – eller er løftebrud virkeligt løftebrud?

En ting til en start: Jeg tilstår, at jeg ikke er socialdemokrat og aldrig har stemt socialdemokratisk. Og det er mange år siden jeg sidst stemte på noget til venstre side af dem… Alligevel er jeg nødt til at gå … Continue reading

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Valg 2011: Kære journalister – og kære vælgere

Jeg efterlyste forleden, at politikere tog sig sammen og talte politik – deres egen, vel at mærke – og at journalister tog sig sammen og formidlede politik. Det viser sig, at jeg sigtede en lille smule for bredt. Og jeg … Continue reading

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