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Posts on 12/05/19

WAIS Wednesday Wrap-Up: One More Donor, Pretty Please...

(John Eipper, USA, 12/05/19 9:27 am) I'll start with the bad news: we came up one short of our WAIS Wednesday goal. (Was it you who didn't donate? Time for some self-reflection.) There's still hope however, as the ...

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The Checks and Balances Problem in Turkey

(Yusuf Kanli, Turkey, 12/05/19 3:59 am) There is an acute systemic problem in Turkey. The country was, is and apparently will continue to be very difficult to govern. What the situation was like in the Ottoman period is a difficult qu ...

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Posts on 12/03/19

Irish Christmas Customs and Traditions

(Patrick Mears, Germany, 12/03/19 12:23 pm) All European countries have their own Christmastime traditions and Ireland is no exception. In order to fully appreciate these traditions in Ireland, one should consult the island's past and that ...

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LDS, Mormon, and "Mormon" (from Gary Moore)

(John Eipper, USA, 12/03/19 7:55 am) Gary Moore writes: John E asked why, in my examination of "the 'Mormon' massacre" in Mexico, I have the word "Mormon" in quotes. ...

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One Day and Three Donors Remaining: In Praise of Edward Jajko and Gary Moore

(John Eipper, USA, 12/03/19 3:53 am) Yesterday, thanks to donations from Ed Jajko and Gary Moore (plus one WAISer who asked to remain anonymous), we climbed ever closer to our WAIS Wednesday goal. Just three new donors are needed by tom ...

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Posts on 12/01/19

A New Iron Curtain in Europe?

(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 12/01/19 11:36 am) Some weeks ago there was an unimpressive celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (November 9th). The event was not even properly remembered on WAIS. But let's be ...

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Seven to Go! Cyber Monday Approaches

(John Eipper, USA, 12/01/19 4:43 am) "So where's the WAIS content?" you ask. WAISers have been strangely silent all Thanksgiving weekend. Nothing going on in the world?  Perhaps it's a protracted turkey hang ...

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