A few years back, I took a tour of the United Nations.
I stopped by the information desk and noticed a stack of booklets, each stamped with the date. The UN publishes information about its proceedings and resolutions in a daily brief that rivals the page count of many towns’ newspapers. Produced in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish, any official UN document requires the work of many minds and hands.
It also requires a lot of money.
According to an article published in The New York Times a couple weeks ago, “it costs the United Nations an average of