April 2007

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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.

Features

Global Warming: Who Loses—and Who Wins?

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

The Story of a Snitch

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]

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