On September 18, Scotland’s citizens will go to the polls to answer a really big question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” This question, of course, raises lots of other questions about what a yes vote might mean for the … Continue reading
In our news wrap Thursday, leaders from 60 nations gathered in Wales for the NATO summit where Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko reiterated his push for a cease-fire. In the U.S., a federal judge ruled BP deserves the lion share of blame for the 2010 Gulf oil spill, meaning it could face fines of up to $18 billion. Continue reading
NEWPORT, Wales — NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan. Continue reading
Hari interviews Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on today’s blackouts in Russia, trusting crowd-sourced information and attracting more women to the Wikipedia community. Continue reading
New Directions has just put out “Dylan Thomas: The Collected Poems.” It’s a republication of the original edition, as selected by the poet himself, and the introduction is by Paul Muldoon, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and professor at Princeton University.
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” is included in the recently republished “Dylan Thomas: Collected Poems” by New Directions, with a new introduction by poet Paul Muldoon. Jeffrey Brown talked to Muldoon last week about Thomas and the collection.