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Will Japan Stop Whaling and Killing Dolphins in Time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

Mark J. Palmer | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Mark J. Palmer

Japan remains unmoved. Powerful rural legislators have joined with the Japan Fisheries Agency, the fishing industry and fishermen's unions in opposing any end to whaling and dolphin hunting.

Dreaming Of Cricket In The Olympics

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.06.2016 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

Greater investment and interest would mean more sports scientists studying the game. Cricket would have been closer to technical perfection than it had ever been before.

The IOC Must Do More to Help Struggling Host Cities

William Morrow | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports
William Morrow

Image Source First, the facts: The Olympic Games has just opened in Rio de Janeiro this month and this event is the 50th (counting the Winter Olympic...

Asia's Newest Generation of Female Leaders

Rachael Willis | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home
Rachael Willis

The presidential nomination of former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received extraordinary attention across the globe. That heightened awareness has brought into focus how well other women - particularly in Asia - have done in terms of rising to political leadership.

Climbing, Sex And The Olympics

Zofia Reych | Posted 08.01.2016 | Sports
Zofia Reych

Huge money, huge audiences, huge stakes. Climbing -- originally a domain of the white, upper class and heterosexual men -- is an increasingly egalitarian community, but outside pressures are likely to obliterate the push.

From Bauhaus to Zaha: An Appreciation

Garo Gumusyan, AIA | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Garo Gumusyan, AIA

Walter Gropius. IM Pei. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Philip Johnson. Le Corbusier. César Pelli. Frank Lloyd Wright. Buckminster Fuller. Antoni Gaudí. N...

Zaha Hadid: A Warrior Architect's Legacy

Garo Gumusyan, AIA | Posted 04.06.2016 | Arts
Garo Gumusyan, AIA

In reality, especially in America, public places built over the past few decades like the New Museum, LA Live, or Penn Station are mostly unpleasant places that are there to be endured rather than enjoyed.

Tokyo 2020: The Whole World Is (Really) Watching Now

Nancy Snow | Posted 11.08.2013 | Home
Nancy Snow

Tokyo may be celebrating, but there is a deeply concerning global angst about a city hosting the Olympic games about 220 kilometers (137 miles) from the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.