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Freedom House

Eleanor Roosevelt with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1949

A number of readers have asked me to update my Best Countries to Live In list. While I haven’t been able to update every index, I have added the Global Freedom Scores produced by Freedom House and incorporated those scores into the overall rankings. The Global Freedom Scores rate people’s access to political rights and civil liberties Continue reading Freedom House

I Can’t Stay Away

I will publish a number of new posts in few days. I wanted a vacation from thinking and writing but—after almost 50 years since my higher education—your work becomes such a part of you that it is hard to disengage. I will continue to intersperse some previous posts too but there is too much happening in my mind and in the world to quit writing new posts. Hopefully, some may benefit from my musings.