Daily Archives: April 4, 2014

Is Rick Perry Cheerleading for a Nuclear Trans-Texas Corridor?

The companies angling to build a facility for high-level radioactive waste in Texas have found a high-level cheerleader: Rick Perry. But the idea of making Texas the host for nuclear waste has echoes of the Trans-Texas Corridor and the HPV vaccine mandate.

Review: Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting — Poems by Kevin Powers

The experience of reading Kevin Powers’ new poetry collection, Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting, is much like combat itself—long periods of calm and reflection broken by frenetic bursts of adrenalized action. Nowhere is this juxtaposition more clear …