7:26 am - Saturday August 19, 2017

World

Latest News on World
In cities that vote blue, no immunity fr...

In cities that vote blue, no immunity from racism

As she has watched white leftists engage in street battles with white nationalists on Portland’s waterfront, Debi Smith has been struck with a sense of gratitude for those willing to fight, in a sense, for her. After all, Ms. Smith has also watched black people, by both choice and force of... Read More »

Facing elections in Venezuela’s new norm...

Facing elections in Venezuela’s new normal, opposition asks: Do we want in?...

Since April, Venezuela’s opposition coalition seemed to be gaining the kind of support and momentum it was long criticized for lacking. Its calls for peaceful protests and boycotts were met by a broad, consistent turnout, and an unofficial referendum it organized in July led more than 7... Read More »

Why there's been a big drop in wome...

Why there's been a big drop in women coaches under Title IX

As a synchronized swimmer in college, Kathy Delaney-Smith did not seem destined to become Harvard’s star women’s basketball coach. When she interviewed for a swim coach position in Boston’s southwestern suburbs back in the early 1970s, the superintendent asked if she could also... Read More »

Sanctions haven’t stopped North Korea ye...

Sanctions haven’t stopped North Korea yet. But could latest ones help?

As it considers how to stop North Korea’s nuclear program, the Trump administration confronts an uncomfortable truth: The more sanctions the West has piled on the regime, the more progress it has made in missile technology. Instead of blunting its nuclear ambitions, more than a... Read More »

Libraries obsolete? No way, say Millenni...

Libraries obsolete? No way, say Millennials

Ms. Charry, who is in her mid-20s, recently earned her master’s in library science and now works as a part-time librarian for various Boston Public Library (BPL) branches. Charry says “more and more” Millennials are interested in being librarians. And just as we need to rethink... Read More »

More from World

Will Charlottesville mark a tipping point for the United States?

Everyone from the governor of Virginia to his mom and dad were telling Fintan Horan to stay away from this weekend’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va. “You have... Read More »

Grand Slam Poetry Champion | Harry Baker | TEDxExeter

Published on Apr 29, 2014 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. From primes to proper pop-up purple paper people, Harry Baker... Read More »

Failure Can Be Comfortable

Columnists and convention speakers like to tell us about radio's dysfunction. They're not entirely wrong of course. Before we can improve anything we first need to isolate the... Read More »

Excavations at Affad 23. Image: M. Osypińska

70,000 YEAR-OLD AFRICAN SETTLEMENT UNEARTHED

Article created on Sunday, July 20, 2014 During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have... Read More »

OPEN LETTER: Human and land rights violation against the Garifuna...

To: Honorable Janice Schakowsky and Members of Congress The Garifuna Nation, which is comprised of about thirty Garifuna organizations from the countries of “Yurumein” Saint Vincent... Read More »