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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Alternatives to the War on Drugs

Published on 16 Dec 2012 : A retired judge and a former MI5 officer discuss Eurpean models that present a more effective approach

Friday, December 14, 2012

WCIT 12 : Telecom governanace talks conclude unsolved

Published on 14 Dec 2012 : UN backed talks on Internet regulation have collapsed after nearly two weeks. Some countries have been campaigning for global oversight of the web. But the US and European Union have refused to sign the deal.

Friday, December 7, 2012

China & India on collision course, in the South China Sea, as oil & gas tension mounts

Published on Dec 7, 2012 : India has warned it's prepared to use force to secure its economic interests in the South China Sea.

It's after allegations that Beijing had deliberately hampered its rival's oil and gas exploration efforts.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New US Congress is Most Diverse in History

Published on 5 Dec 2012 by VOAvideo : New US legislators - those taking office for the first time in January - are more diverse than at any other time in U.S. history. Barriers have been broken on ethnicity, sexual orientation and religion. In fact, among the 200 Democratic representatives, women and those of various minorities will outnumber straight white males. VOA's Carolyn Presutti introduces us to a few of the history-making lawmakers in a Congress that will more closely reflect the people who live in the United States.