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Throughout the late 1990s Michael Werbowski was based in Prague, collaborating with the prominent Czech daily "Lidove Noviny" newspaper and contributing to the English weekly the "Prague Post". More recently he has been based in Mexico and Central America covering mostly trade and environmental issues for both local and international media outlets. His articles have appeared in North American and European newspapers, Web sites and magazines in several languages.
No. Article Date
[Opinion] Democracy's Downfall
What are the results of privileging bankers over citizens?
1
The ideas and socially progressive ideals espoused by Sir Ralf Darendorf and Alfred Herrhausen which privileged the citi... >>more
2010.05.18
[Opinion] A Swine Flu Post-Mortem
Questions remain in the aftermath of H1N1
2
What reportedly began in Mexico last spring, in Vera Cruz state at an industrial pork farm, was then upgraded to a globa... >>more
2010.02.10
The Great Global Arms Bazaar
A new, world-wide arms race is underway
3
The "defense industry" has grown to what it is now: an unwieldy Golem, that's out of control.... >>more
2010.02.04
[Opinion] Prorogation Nation in Crisis
Is Canada sliding towards dictatorial rule?
4
Shutting down the legislature has now become a "routine" practice, as the prime minister's spokesman put it. Welcome to ... >>more
2010.01.15
2010: The year of "Mafianomics"
A world where crime and lawlessness pays off handsomely
5
Remember Reganomics? Today's version of "Reaganomics" is a much more cancerous form of grotesque greed. Let's call this... >>more
2009.12.25
[Fiction] The Plague Chronicles
A fictional account of life in the midst of collective madness (part 2)
6
How many valiant men, how many fair ladies, breakfast with their kinfolk and the same night supped with their ancestors ... >>more
2009.12.14
Canada's mining mayhem
Foreign mining operations must be more accountable
7
If the mining industry is not reigned in soon, then the evil Mr. Hyde may get the better of the good Dr. Jekyll and more... >>more
2009.12.05
[Fiction] The Plague Chronicles
A fictional account of life in the midst of collective madness (part 1)
8
"Hell is other people"
Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher
Day One Today was...
 >>more
2009.11.06
[Opinion] H1N1: Preparing for The next plague.
Fear of H1N1 takes on a terrifying dimension worldwide
9
Is this latest flu going bring a windfall of profits to big pharma? If this panic continues, then wouldn't the authorit... >>more
2009.10.21
Lights out: Blitzkrieg on Mexican Unions
President Calderon turns off the lights in Mexico
10
On Sunday the president issued a decree which by means of brutal force closed down one of the two major national elect... >>more
2009.10.15
An Ailing Britain
Brown's Government faces serious challenges
11
One citizen journalist's views on the economic and social challenges facing the UK, one year after the collapse of the N... >>more
2009.09.16
[Letter from Mexico] Ugly Canadians
[Opinion] A personal chronicle of a diplomatic crisis worsening each day
12
Being Canadian abroad especially in Mexico is nothing to cheer or gloat about these days. My advice to fellow Canadian ... >>more
2009.07.19
[Letter from Mexico] Mexican Pre-Election Chronicles
General unease grows as election nears
13
As election nears, there is a growing sense of rage and fear against the nine year rule of the PAN (National Action Part... >>more
2009.06.08
[Letter from Mexico] Theater for Hard Times
'Delirium Tremens' nourishes the mind and senses
14
There is an almost religious symbolism to each monologue of the play. Each "patient" seeks some kind of spiritual redemp... >>more
2009.06.07
[Letter From Mexico City] H1N1's Aftermath
A 'capitalino' looks at a city and country in criticial economic condition
15
The surgical masks worn by commuters at the height of the "health emergency" are hardly visible anymore, on the streets ... >>more
2009.05.24
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