Media Blog

Sunny days ahead for Russia

From Reuters Moscow bureau:

Global warming may be a worry to low-lying lands but Russia’s top weatherman said today that warmer temperatures would help to cut heating bills in one of the world’s coldest countries.

“The heating season will be reduced and this is a positive factor for us as it will allow us to economise on fuel,” Alexander Bedritsky, head of Russia’s state weather centre, was quoted as saying by RIA news agency.

Tom Gross — Tom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

Most Popular

Culture

Gillette Is Not Wrong

Is the new Gillette razor ad a radical feminist attack on masculinity — the commercial embodiment of a woke sensibility? I was prepared to think so. But having watched it twice, I find a lot to like. The ad has been panned by some conservative commentators. With all due respect, I think they are falling into a ... Read More
PC Culture

David Webb’s White Privilege

And here I thought I was the only black man with white privilege. Areva Martin, a CNN “analyst” — whatever in hell that means anno Domini 2019 — was in the middle of a spirited exchange with the conservative talk-radio host David Webb about racial preferences in hiring. Webb argued — as ... Read More