The health of a nation's chicken industry can actually be an economic indicator of sorts. The government of Uzbekistan is forcing its civil servants to accept payment in the form of chickens.Joshua Foust has an article pondering the issue in the Atlantic.
The recent documentary film Desert of Forbidden Art tells the story of how 44,000 pieces of rare Russian art wound up tucked away in a museum in the middle of the Uzbekistan desert. Shortly after the 1917 Russian Revolution, a failed artist named Igor Savitsky began collecting works by
Thousands of Polish people in the U.S. will vote this weekend in Poland's general elections. Among their presidential choices is a prominent Chicago suburban radio host. WBEZ’s Lynette Kalsnes reports.