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September  2017  Issue
 
 

 
SPECIAL REPORT: The Crisis in Venezuela
Introduction
Kira Hunter
What is Happening in Venezuela?
Global Voices Online
UN Criticizes Venezuela's 'Widespread, Systematic' Abuse of Rights
VOA News
Venezuela's Rebels With a Cause
Fabiana Perera and Anne-Marie Slaughter
Health in Venezuela Remains in the Hands of its Citizens
Jessica Carrillo
Mercosur Suspends Venezuela Over Unrest, Repression
VOA News
Can Outsiders Help Venezuela in the Midst of Crisis, Again?
Jennifer Lynn McCoy
Venezuela: What Chávez’s Mentor Told Me About the Country's Road to Ruin
Ryan Brading

ECONOMIC WATCH
'The Day the World Changed'-- A Former Trader on How the Credit Crunch Kicked Off
Alexis Stenfors
Chicago Sues US Over Restricted Funding for 'Sanctuary Cities'
VOA News
How Greece Could Escape Debtor's Prison-- If Europe Opens the Door
C. Randall Henning

FOREIGN AFFAIRS
North Korea Rejects Calls to Halt Nuclear Weapons Development
Ken Bredemeier
“I’ll Tell You a Story” – Violence Against Women in Peru
Andrea Vale
Mental Illness on Rise in Pakistan’s Tribal Region in the Wake of Terror Attacks
Madeeha Anwar

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
The Noose Tightens
Elizabeth Drew
Global Confidence in the United States Is Shaken
Bruce Stokes
Border Agency Set to Jumpstart Trump’s Wall in a Texas Wildlife Refuge
Kiah Collier and T. Christian Miller

 

 
CHILDHOOD & PARENTING
The Understated Affection of Fathers
Kory Floyd
Walking Home from School
Andrew Taggart

FOOD
How Spam Became One of the Most Iconic American Brands of All Time
Ayalla A. Ruvio

PSYCHOLOGY
The Effects of Subliminal Communication in Advertising Messages
Rekha Ambardar
The Negative Side of Positive Thinking
Harvard's Kennedy School of Communications

TRAVEL
Secret Gardens in New York
Iris Brooks

 

 
INTERVIEW
An Interview with David Swinson
Cathy Alter

REVIEWS
If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating By Alan Alda
Joe Rothstein

What We Lose: A Novel By Zinzi Clemmons
Ellen Prentiss Campbell

Goodbye, Vitamin: A Novel By Rachel Khong
Alice Stephens

See What I Have Done: A Novel By Sarah Schmidt
Mariko Hewer

The Chalk Artist: A Novel By Allegra Goodman
Kristin H. Macomber

 

 

Five Princeton Professors Receive Simons Investigators Awards
The Office of Communications

Warrior-Scholars Explore the Relevance of 'Our Declaration'
Nancy Doolittle

Students Explore Art, Artistic Practice During NYC Semester
Daniel Aloi

Summer Students take the Next Step Towards Graduate School
Pooja Makhijani

 

 
 
   

 
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
New AI Algorithm Monitors Sleep with Radio Waves
Anne Trafton

ENGINEERING
Reengineering Elevators Could Transform 21st-Century Cities
Antony Wood & Dario Trabucco

ROBOTICS
Hybrid Drones Carry Heavier Payloads for Greater Distances
Rob Matheson

 

   
ART AND ACTIVISM
In Venezuela, Theater is also Part of the Resistance
Natali Herrera Pacheco

FILM
Women in Horror: Victims No More
Beth Younger

LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Mike Timko

MUSIC
Yuna in Song and Style
Andrew Dansby

 

   
GLOBAL WARMING
Heat Waves Threaten City Dwellers, Especially Minorities and the Poor
Merrill Singer
Climate Change Brings Migration from the Dry Corridor to Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast
José Adán Silva
Deadly Heat Waves could Hit South Asia this Century
David L. Chandler

ORNITHOLOGY
How do Birds Get their Colors?
University of Chicago Press Journal

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
If We Keep Subsidizing Wind, Will the Cost of Wind Energy Go Down?
Eric Williams and Eric Hittinger

 

   
ARCHITECTURE
Historic Hotels Tell America's story
Norman Sklarewitz

HISTORY
Heart of Screenland
James Dorsey

PEOPLE
Gene LaNier: Renaissance Man, Not 'Mad Man,' of the Public Relations Profession
Emmet Kelly
Beyond the Beyond: Roy Chapman Andrews in Mongolia
Marc Alexander

 

   

The New Socialism of Fools
J. Bradford Delong
Gender Equality? It’s Still a Man’s World
Anna Shen
Unmasking the Climate-Change Deniers
Benjamin Franta

 
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