Editor's Comment
Multinational or Multiethnic?
18 September, 2014
Do Armenians or Azeris or Russians or any other ethnic group constitute a na­tion within the Georgian nation? ...Multinational was the Soviet Empire, ha­ving annexed
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Mixed Mentality
11 September, 2014
Chauffeurs make a special caste in this country – they are almost the members of the boss’s family, taking care of privileged wives and kids and running for them everyday chores and errands.
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Wales Summit Expectations
04 September, 2014
A couple or so decades ago, when Georgia was still a minor chunk of the giant soviet military rock, NATO used to be just another four-letter word around, and people did not even care
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The Little Prince & Georgia
17 July, 2014
In one of my recurrent visions, I saw the flabbergasted Little Prince who was terribly worried about Russia having once again distorted Georgia’s territorial
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“Shevy”
10 July, 2014
The news about his death, even long-expected, might not have been shocking but it gave a sensation of reminiscent tendencies and the desire to know exactly what the man
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Byron & Georgia and Georgia & the EU
03 July, 2014
A couple of months ago, during one of my occasional television appearances, I mentioned that we are the eaters of benches, used by exhausted pedestrians for a momentary rest in the street.
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Georgia’s Choice
26 June, 2014
Calling the last quarter of a century the “period of Georgia’s nervy tinkering with national independence and democracy” would probably be fair and descriptive enough
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Today’s Troubled World
19 June, 2014
Do you remember the 1989 winner of the national book award From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas Friedman? What a wonderful observation and what a great analysis of the situation
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What did you learn in school today?
12 June, 2014
“What did you teach my kid today?” is critically meaningful for every family to ask the school where their children go.

I was about fifteen when I first heard this famous country song performed by the celebrated American folk singer and composer Pete Seeger. Since then, its tune and lyrics have never escaped my memory and imagination. I am saying “imagination” because, while listening to the song played on a tape-recorder, I used to visualize every stanza and word of it. I also took the question, contained in the title, very personally.
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Political Stereotypes
05 June, 2014
The history of Georgia is long and eventful, and it is excessively charged with numerous political stereotypes – both good and bad. Categorizing those stereotypes and subjecting them to thorough analysis could prove to be a worthy theoretical effort, but it might as well take a lifetime, and many bulky volumes into the bargain. I think it is too late for me to embark on the project of this magnitude.
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GJ Editor's comment
11 September, 2014
Chauffeurs make a special caste in this country – they are almost the members of the boss’s family, taking care of privileged wives and kids and running for them everyday chores and errands.
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