Each day of the week, Monday through Friday, we update another one of our weekly current events narratives. We present information to you, rich with links, in a way that reads like a story or account but hopefully connects with you and informs your understanding better than a news program. Tell us what you think<link>.
EDUCATION on Mondays.
FAITH AND SPIRIT on Tuesdays.
THE WORLD on Wednesdays.
Terror, conflict, and humanitarian crises in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Africa. Elections in Iraq, Blackwater out of Iraq. Political tension between the U.S., Turkey, and Israel. Obama’s cabinet nearly complete. Debate over the economic stimulus and how best to turn the economy around. Mostly (but not entirely) bleak economic news, including job cuts from a wide variety of entities. States and localities coping with their own fiscal crises.
ART AND CULTURE on Thursdays.
The ups and downs of art and culture in the midst of a global economic storm. New hot spots of art and culture as a result of the recession include _______. Job cuts and budget difficulties at L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art and other institutions. Libraries do well in tough times. Musician Nathan Schafer shares his music on the AVJ and discusses ______.
SCIENCE AND THE ENVIRONMENT on Fridays.