In an excerpt from the PBS program “Frontline,” Rachel Dreztin examines how our brains are being shaped by technology, how companies are spicing up conference calls with avatars and how advances in weaponry have reshaped war. Continue reading
As the country struggles through an economic crisis, Paul Solman talked to author Jared Diamond about his book “Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed” on Friday’s NewsHour. Read the transcript here.
Nations with leaders who are keenly affected by their own decisions may weather crises better than those whose leaders are further removed, according to author Jared Diamond. Diamond discusses his new book “Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed” with NewsHour Business correspondent Paul Solman. Continue reading
Poets played a major role voicing the hardships and joys during Israel’s founding. Today, the poetry scene is more fractured, much like the land itself. Three prominent Israeli poets reflect on the situation. A follow-up piece will feature Palestinian poets. Continue reading