Davos Snippets 2018

Donald Trump has Arrived in Davos

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Greeting all. I haven’t posted anything in quite a while, but I’m kicking TWN back into gear — mostly with brief snippets, snide reactions to vapid political puffery, and some earnest observations. I’m at the World Economic Forum swimming along side the rich, some famous, and some folks doing good things — like my friend Amar Bakshi who has created one of the most compelling displays, portals transporting Davos Man & Woman to communities around the world that are much…

‘We Were Bored … So We Decided to Kill Somebody’

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Christopher Lane, an Australian who was on a baseball scholarship at East Central University in Ada, Okla., was shot and killed in the nearby town of Duncan on August 16, 2013 (AP/East Central University) I have been greatly affected by sad news from Oklahoma today, another case of a victim of gun violence that deserves as much attention and public concern as the more grisly mass slayings we have heard so much about and which still have not produced progress…