What motivated Brits to get the heck out of the European Union in the first place? Cucumbers had something to do with it.
The efficiency of solar and wind tech, despite being heavily subsidized, is rapidly approaching the limits of physics, which means there are no great efficiency improvements to be expected.
Turkey has a new sultan who can and will do whatever he seemingly wants.
Germany and California are holding hands on the path to perdition, with no course correction in sight.
There is overwhelming evidence that Merkel's policies have been neither very successful nor marked with a great deal of "democracy, freedom, respect for the rule of law, and human dignity."
The media are babbling about a host of inconsequential things surrounding the purge of Saudi Arabia's princelings. Few have put their finger on the actual events and how they may reshape the Mideast.