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First Nighter: The Royal Shakespeare Company's Regal 'Love's Labour's Lost' and 'Love's Labour's Won'

David Finkle | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Both are surpassingly good treatments. I heartily recommend them, although I definitely question whether it's commercially wise to attach the Love's Labour's Won name to a script that would have more sway with potential patrons under its actual title.

Iran 2015: Are 1914 and 1964 Calling?

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

The March 31st negotiating deadline with Iran over limiting its nuclear programs is upon us. Even if a further extension follows, which is likely, suppose at some future point these negotiations ultimately fail. What options are left?

This Week in World War I: October 10-16, 1914

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Joseph V. Micallef

The "causes" of the war invariably figure prominently in the historical literature. A recurring theme in much of this literature is the question of "blame." At first glance cause and blame might appear to be the same thing. It is not.

The Year of the Passenger Pigeon

Errol Fuller | Posted 12.14.2014 | World
Errol Fuller

The year of the Passenger Pigeon is fast coming to its end and the publicity generated by a variety of focus groups has resulted in the species becoming almost as familiar an icon of extinction as the Dodo.

On Centennial, Seven Harvard Scholars List Lessons of WWI -- And How They Might Apply Today

Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.30.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

This week marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I. WorldPost contributors such as Walter Russell Mead and Artyom Lukin have asked whether events in 2014 parallel those of 1914. Here, seven scholars from the Belfer Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government offer the historical lessons they see.

Hawaii: A Microcosm of the 1914 World

Richard Ha | Posted 04.21.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Let's not go through 30 or more years of crisis and disaster. Let's learn from the past, and from what others are doing around us. Let's all pull together and think on a bigger scale.

Asia: The Ghosts of 1914

John Feffer | Posted 04.02.2014 | World
John Feffer

China and Japan are on a collision course. If they don't find a way to back down and save face, no amount of historical knowledge and mutual commerce will prevent an Asian march of folly.

Unsupported Evidence

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.17.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I've harnessed my girls every day of my life since eighth grade. When I told my mother that Jackie Young had winked and asked me what I had in my gym-suit pocket, she said it was time for me to wear a bra.