Ukraine: What the current violence means

One Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded in clashes with nationalist protesters as lawmakers backed a bill given more autonomy to rebel-held areas.

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What was so (terribly) special about Hurricane Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina was terribly devastating. But from the scientific point of view was Katrina somehow unique, are they any lessons we have learned related specifically to Katrina? Read few comments.

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Al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to three-year in prison. What does it mean for Egypt?

Egypt gives Al-Jazeera journalists three-year sentence. From your point of view what does this sentence tells us (if anything) about Egypt’s regime? Read few comments.

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Virginia shooting: Life and death on social media

On August 26, news reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward of WDBJ were killed on live air by Vester Lee Flanagan.

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Stock market crisis: A political challenge for China’s leadership?

How much is what we see on stock markets also a political challenge for Chinese government? Should the regime be worried in your opinion? Read few comments.

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Refugee crisis: Schengen under threat?

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Is Hillary Clinton in trouble?

Hillary Clinton is still leading the pack, but e. g. in N.H. according to RCP average she leads Sanders only by one point and nationally she is ahead of Trump by just 6 points. Does is mean that at this moment Hillary is in some troubles, or not so much, and why? Read few comments?

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