In This Issue
Anthony King, “Running Scared”; Akhil Sharma, “Cosmopolitan”; Corby Kummer, “The World as Your Oyster”; Alexander von Hoffman, “Urban Affairs: Good News!”; and much more.
Forgotten Benefactor of Humanity
Norman Borlaug, the agronomist whose discoveries sparked the Green Revolution, has saved literally millions of lives, yet he is hardly a household name
Painfully often the legislation our politicians pass is designed less to solve problems than to protect the politicians from defeat in our neverending election campaigns. They are, in short, too frightened of us to govern.
The Spirit of Cotonou
Finally, some helpful advice to the French on how to enhance the role of their language in the world
The Many Faces of Ives
This year's Charles Ives is another illustration of how protean our most American composer remains.
The World as Your Oyster
How to eat well anywhere you go
Cuba's Entrepreneurial Socialism
Cuba has become a good place to do business -- for all but U.S. firms. Our economic embargo hurts not only Cuba but, increasingly, us as well.
From Boston to San Francisco the community-based housing movement is transforming bad neighborhoods
The magazine article mentioned that when leaving after making love for the first time, one should always arrange the next meeting. Gopal phoned Mrs. Shaw. A short story
The Most Eminent Victorian
Adored as "the People's William" and execrated by "the upper ten thousand," Gladstone was the great statesman of his age.
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