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Health & Science
2:18 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

ESSAY: Mixing Methane and International Politics Is a Gas, Gas, Gas

A methane pipe
Credit London Permaculture/Flickr

Lake Effect's Judy Steininger says it's something considerably lighter than its military weight that Russia may soon start throwing around.

Could a molecule composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms ignite Armageddon?

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World
3:57 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

ESSAY: Ukraine Turmoil Reflects Russia’s Influence

Lake Effect essayist Art Cyr discusses the events in Ukraine.

Russia President Vladimir Putin has sent troops into Crimea, and is pressing a referendum later this month to confirm separation of the region from Ukraine.

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World
2:28 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

ESSAY: Good World News for the New Year

Lake Effect essayist Art Cyr offers his thoughts on the world economy.

"Nattering nabobs of negativism" is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, Vice President in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.

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World
4:35 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Catch Up on These Top Three Global News Headlines

Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea has been making headlines around the world.
Credit Ronald Martinez / Getty Images Sport

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews world policy contributor Art Cyr.

It's still early January and already it's been a busy year on the international news front.

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World
2:40 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Former Nigerian President Visits UWM to Build Educational Partnership

Former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was in Milwaukee this week (pictured here at the WUWM studios) to discuss educational collaborations with UWM.
Credit Bonnie North

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria.

Former President of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was in Milwaukee this week, his second visit in an effort to forge a collaborative educational effort with UW-Milwaukee.

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