Oct 17, 2016

The times they are a-changin'

Throughout his career, Bob Dylan's songs have struck a chord with the young and young at heart around the world. It is hard to imagine a "purer" or more deserving form of literature.

Oct 15, 2016

Cost of pulling plug on reactors

The government is thinking about ways to protect major electricity suppliers from the massive costs they face to decommission their nuclear reactors.

Oct 11, 2016

A good choice, yet still disappointing

The failure to follow through on the expectation that the next U.N. secretary-general would be a woman is a reminder of the flaws in that selection process and the glass ceiling that more than half the world's population continues to confront.

Oct 6, 2016

Bolster basic science research

The government is putting too much emphasis on short-term scientific research that is expected to produce quick results and commercial benefits.