My thing, so sorry if it seems self indulgent.
South Africa is kicking some butt on their public transportation just in time for the 2010 World Cup.
This is a good thing, because I’m going to be there, and because this will be a huge contribution to the South African economy in the long run. No doubt the World Cup has caused the project to go forward at a quicker pace than it otherwise would have.
Boo Hiss for the U.S. again ranking at the lower end of the Global Peace Index. In a ranking system that includes 140 countries we rank 97th, down one from last year, the first year of the index.