June 25, 2022
The United States Supreme Court overturned this 49 year landmark precedent which gave a woman the right to an abortion. As a result of this decision, regulation of abortion will be de-constitutionalized and returned to the s…
June 24, 2022
Market overview for investors in todays uncertain conditions.
June 21, 2022
A country’s physical geography still largely determines its global power and either advantages or disadvantages the geopolitical decisions of its leader.
June 17, 2022
In her memoir, Helen illustrates the power of the Chinese word for Crisis: the two characters for the word are Danger and Opportunity. She seems to have found opportunities where others might have stepped away. --- Send in a…
June 16, 2022
Stakeholder Capitalism ESG or Vivek’s alternate philosophy of Excellence , Opportunity and Civility.
June 16, 2022
The white supremacist group the Patriot Front, planned a riot in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho on Saturday, June 11 during the Gay Pride Parade. They were apprehended and arrested and charged before they could carry out their plan. Q…
June 14, 2022
A mystery set in Sacramento. Multilayered plot lines with finely drawn characters from award winning author Kris Calvin.
June 8, 2022
Political analysis of the June 7th California Primary by Professor David McCuan, Chair of Political Science at Sonoma State University.
June 8, 2022
Profile of the Gallery and its President Pam Borrelli.
June 3, 2022
San Francisco’s unique Innocence Commission. Exonerating Joaquin Cirica who served 32 years in prison, wrongfully convicted.
June 2, 2022
Sequel to the 1986 Top Gun film also starring Tom Cruise. Ensemble cast of well rounded characters. Suspenseful.
June 1, 2022
June 4 & 5 and June 11 & 12 124 artists in Sonoma County open their studios to the public.
May 31, 2022
Four iconic black black women - Lena Horne, Moms Mabley, Memphis Minnie, Yolande DuBois Williams - are profiled and how they found pleasure in their public and private lives.
May 26, 2022
With the historic campaign to recall San Francisco's District Attorney drawing to a close as election day - June 7th - looms before us, the two campaigns are in high gear. Brooke Jenkins with the recall campaign makes the cl…
May 25, 2022
Lara Bazelon demolishes some of the popular myths around working Moms: the work/life balance, the selfless mother, and toxic female ambition. Both a memoir and a series of interviews with career women, Lara backs her argume…
May 21, 2022
Sweden and Finland to join NATO: the law of unintended consequences of Putin’s war against Ukraine.
May 20, 2022
François Truffaut’s comedy classic movie about making a movie. It won the 1974 Oscar for best foreign film. He was one of the great filmmakers of the second half of the 20th Century.
May 17, 2022
Robert Altman’s 1975 drama about the intersecting lives of people in Nashville, Tennessee. Country music, the entertainment industry and politics are some of the major themes.
May 13, 2022
Abortion in Canada was decriminalized in 1988, 15 years after the American Roe v Wade decision. While the Roe decision treated abortion as a woman's right, Canada treats it as a medical procedure to be discussed and agreed …
May 10, 2022
It looks as though the US Supreme Court is about to strike down Roe v Wade that gave women the right to have an abortion. Assuming the decision is confirmed, it will fundamentally change American society and 49 years of pre…
May 7, 2022
A tale of sunshine being the best disinfectant for Russian money laundering and corruption.
April 29, 2022
Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion on April 25. The deal will close later this year. Musk has stated that he believes in Freedom of Speech and looks forward to ensuring that the social media messaging platform contin…
April 28, 2022
Are Russian sanctions starting to bite ? Or will China, India and Israel provide a back door to bust the sanctions, as Russia has done for Cuba and Iran for instance ?