Great War cost Europe a century

Commentary / World Feb 16, 2015

Great War cost Europe a century

by David A. Stockman

There was absolutely nothing noble about U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's intervention in Europe during the carnage of 1917. It led to a peace of vengeful victors, triumphant nationalists and avaricious imperialists — when the war would have otherwise ended in a bedraggled peace of ...

Industrial band raises ghosts of World War I

Music Nov 25, 2014

Industrial band raises ghosts of World War I

by Stephen Brown

The metallic clank and screech of cult German industrial band Einstuerzende Neubauten's homemade instruments are chillingly appropriate for "Lament," its idiosyncratic performance for the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Since bursting onto the Berlin punk scene in the early 1980s, blending ...

Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration; simplified Japanese created for foreigners; Russian musicians defect; foreigners' office hears thousands of problems

National / History | JAPAN TIMES GONE BY Aug 2, 2014

Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration; simplified Japanese created for foreigners; Russian musicians defect; foreigners' office hears thousands of problems

by Edan Corkill

100 YEARS AGO Sunday, Aug. 16 1914 Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration The Emperor of Japan, his councilors and his Ministers met yesterday in the Grand Council Chamber of the Palace to consider the most momentous question such august councils are ever called upon to ...