Formula 1

Money and Egos in the world’s greatest sport The finances and running of Formula One is almost as exciting as the sport on the ground. We may not be looking at winning flags and crashing cars, but we are looking at massive egos of owners, managers and financiers who collide …

Babi Yar

Russians bombed the memorial to Babu Yar yesterday. This is dedicated to today’s victims By Yevgeni YevtushenkoTranslated by Benjamin Okopnik, 10/96 No monument stands over Babi Yar.A steep cliff only, like the rudest headstone.I am afraid.Today, I am as oldAs the entire Jewish race itself. I see myself an ancient …

Call for transparency

Dangerous ambiguity of power and money Disclosure is at the heart of honest politics. If you don’t know the factors that affect politicians before they make a decision, you cannot trust the decision.  A decision, for example about state procurement or an appointment to government, will be tainted if it …