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62 articles published/printed


Mar 14, 2018

CPTPP: A victory for reason in trade

The CPTPP is a bold statement in favor a multilateral, rules-based approach to international governance — at a time when other troubling approaches are gaining favor.

The films and the fury of punk moviemaker Gakuryu Ishii

Mar 14, 2018

The films and the fury of punk moviemaker Gakuryu Ishii

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Last year's release of "Blade Runner 2049" and this year's Netflix series "Altered Carbon" have rekindled interest in the futuristic cyberpunk aesthetic, though those works were decidedly more "cyber" and less "punk." Punk is meant to be raw, gritty — easily identifiable as do-it-yourself. The ...

Turner: The landscaper of art genres

Mar 14, 2018

Turner: The landscaper of art genres

by Matthew Larking

J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) remains among the most adored of British landscapists. His natural draftsman talent, in union with the hard work ethic of his time led to recognition and formal training at the Royal Academy of Arts, where he was elected to become one ...

Kakuryu stays tied for lead with victory over Tamawashi

/ Mar 14, 2018

Kakuryu stays tied for lead with victory over Tamawashi

Yokozuna Kakuryu picked up another victory on Tuesday to remain undefeated on the third day of the 15-day Spring Grand Sumo Tournament. Kakuryu (3-0) got the better of the initial charge against top-ranked maegashira Tamawashi (2-1), shoving his fellow Mongolian into a backwards slide and ...