Archive for July, 2016

Brexit, Stage Left

Brexit, Stage Left

By Dr. Tim Oliver — The Mark News — When in 2013 David Cameron committed to calling an in/out referendum, he declared:“It is time to settle this European question in British politics.”But, in his wide-ranging speech he failed to identify or narrow down what the actual question was. The wording […]

FIFA: More of the Same

FIFA: More of the Same

By Alexandra Wrage — The Mark News — In a quote widely attributed to Albert Einstein, one definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Welcome to the football world’s insanity. Newly elected president Gianni Infantino announced with a flourish at the May […]

Harsh Weather Takes its Toll in Peru’s Southern Andes

Harsh Weather Takes its Toll in Peru’s Southern Andes

Plummeting temperatures in southern Peru, particularly in the high Andes and altiplano above 4000 masl (13,000 ft), have caused the death of at least 48 children from pneumonia and related diseases since April this year. Most of the children were already weakened by malnutrition. Daily El Comercio reported that some […]