Culture

Normalizing relations with Cuba: a new era of cooperation? by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog.   Gonzalo Gallegos Polls make it clear that the American public is way ahead of Congress in supporting normalization of relations and reopening trade with Cuba. But positive numbers from several polls  don’t mean that the normalization process will be easy or fast. That…

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Poet Joe Donahue: Game-Changing Review of His Latest Books

Michael Leong in the online cultural publication hyperallergic.com contributes what could be a game-changing review of recent books by poet Joseph Donahue (Lowell-connected and holder of an endowed professor’s chair at Duke University). Here’s the opening paragraph: Among contemporary American poets, Joseph Donahue is an underrecognized master. For years, he…

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