Monthly archive for October 2012

The hero and the birch tree

As has been noted before, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who saved…

From economy to untouched forests

The IMF Meeting in Tokyo is now over and the delegates have returned home. On the last day in Tokyo, Monday 15…

Nobel, heroism and IMF

The past week has been full of different happenings. On Tuesday I went down to Kyoto to congratulate the Japanese Nobel Prize…

What earthquake?

Sometimes it is good to follow Swedish media. One of their headlines today said that there had been a major earthquake in…