Gregg Easterbrook, "Hot Prospects"; Stephen Faris, "The Real Roots of Darfur"; James Fallows, "Win in China!"; Jeremy Kahn, "The Story of a Snitch"; Jonathan Rauch on how to end the culture wars; Caitlin Flanagan notes the vulnerability of college girls; Michael Hirschorn pooh-poohs the so-called social media revolution; Virginia Postrel considers the implications of loft-style living; and much more.
Climate change in the next century (and beyond) could be enormously disruptive, spreading disease and sparking wars. It could also be a windfall for some people, businesses, and nations. A guide to how we all might get along in a warming world
Interviews: Gregg Easterbrook talks about his cover story, "Global Warming: Who Loses—and Who Wins?," and the unexpected by-products of climate change.
The violence in Darfur is usually attributed to ethnic hatred. But global warming may be primarily to blame.
Across our inner cities, the code of omerta has spread from organized crime to ordinary citizens. “Stop snitching” has become a motto to live—or die—by, as John Dowery Jr. discovered. [Web-only: Watch related video clips]
Sidebar: Jeremy Kahn rides along with Baltimore's Homicide Operations Squad in search of murder witnesses
Interviews: Jeremy Kahn, author of "The Story of a Snitch," talks about the growing problem of witness intimidation and the challenges of reporting a story about it.
Flashbacks: Articles dating back to the 1800s trace the evolution of America's gang problem.
Inside the Bush administration’s steroids scandal
The way to end culture wars is to slug them out state by state.
Clones for dinner; Tolkien's last words; beatifying John Paul II
Mass migration has left many towns in Mexico half-empty, but much wealthier.
The boldest profession; hot or not?; Iran's oil woes; a nation of multitaskers
The Atlantic recently asked a group of foreign-policy authorities about Russian President Vladimir Putin's leadership and relations with the West
What war on the middle class?
Denny Doherty (1940–2007)
The history of Vogue
When it comes to high-end handbags, you are what you tote.
When girls leave home for college, it affects them far more deeply than it does boys—and there’s no way parents can protect them once they go.
Interviews: Lynn Peril talks about the evolution of girls' college experiences, and her new book, College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens, and Co-Eds, Then and Now.
Flashbacks: Articles from the 1890s through the 1960s explore the academic, social, and sexual debates surrounding women at college
Clive James champions justice and common sense, with style.
A guide to additional releases: the London Blitz; a life of Beatrix Potter; poor people the world over; and more
Watching the people, playing the ponies, and drinking the water in Saratoga Springs
What to look for when buying knives
Once upon a time, lofts were cheap spaces for struggling artists. Today they are phony and pricey, and that’s just fine.
Why the social-media revolution will go out with a whimper
Fast and unloose; late-model blues