Tag Archives: William Butler Yeats

On a frosty night in Flanders, peace on Earth

Amid all the world’s trouble and strife, Christmas is still something to celebrate. [23 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] A century ago tomorrow evening, the noise of gunfire along a small part of Europe’s Western Front suddenly stopped. The “war … Continue reading

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Face it, the Rio summit was a failure

Twenty years on, Rio is a shadow of what it represented in 1992. [26 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] If the aim of last week’s “Rio+20” environment summit was to show the world that a sustainable global economy is a … Continue reading

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