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Shakespeare and Politics
Shakespeare and Politics
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Shakespeare’s Civic Art and the Politics of Poetry

People tend to confine Shakespeare’s political thinking to the plays, with the sonnets being a sort of autobiographical love triangle. Not so. The sonnets are at the heart of his civic-minded poetic project.

Shakespeare and Politics
A Sea of Glory

What Shakespeare’s Cardinal Wolsey has to teach us about the perils of swimming in the Potomac.

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Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

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