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April  2018  Issue
 
 

 
SPECIAL REPORT: Gun Control in the USA
Introduction
Kira Hunter
Schools Shouldn't Wait for Red Flags to Address Student Mental Health Needs
Nathaniel von der Embse
Gun Nation
Ian Buruma
Why this Generation of Teens is More Likely to Care About Gun Violence
Jean Twenge
Teen Accused in Florida School Shooting Indicted on 17 Murder Counts
Ken Bredemeier
Turning Protest Into Policy
Christina Pazzanese

ECONOMIC WATCH
Rural Women Are Essential to the Struggle Against Hunger
Orlando Milesi
Italy's Economy Has 'Cronyism Disease,' But Will Its Next Government Treat It?
Bruno Pelligrino
Why Stock Markets Crash - Lessons From Recent History
Enrico Onall

FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The Silent Victims of Domestic Violence in Georgia
Sopho Kharazi
New Wave of Families Flees Post-Islamic State Iraq
Heather Murdock
Kenya is Slowly Running Out of Coffee Farmers
Daniel Schearf

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Stirrings of a New Nuclear Arms Race
Christina Pazzanese
Most Panhandling Laws are Unconstitutional Since There's No Freedom of Speech
Joseph W. Mead
The Six Stages of Trump's Resistance
Peter Elkind

 

 
HEALTH
How Vaccination is Helping to Prevent Another Flu Pandemic
Nicole Iovine
What's Another Hour of Lost Sleep? For Some, a Hazard
Alvin Powell

TRAVEL
A Desert Prayer
James Dorsey

 

 
INTERVIEW
An Interview with Victor LaValle
Craig Laurance Gidney

REVIEWS
My Old Faithful: Stories By Yang Huang
Jenny Ferguson

Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World By Andrea Barnet
Rose Rankin

The Aisles Have Eyes By Joseph Turow
Lawrence de Maria

The Rending and the Nest: A Novel By Kaethe Schwehn
K. L. Romo

 

 

Volunteer Editors Enhance Wikipedia Content on Women Artists
Daniel Aloi

John Lewis Named Harvard Commencement Speaker
The Harvard Gazette

NYC High Schoolers Explore STEM Fields at Weill Cornell Medicine
Geri Clark

Bringing Meaningful Technologies to Market
Fatima Husain

 

 
 
   

 
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Bioengineers Today Emphasize the Crucial Ingredient Dr. Frankenstein Forgot- Responsibility
Ian Haydon
Adhesives that can Seal Wounds
The Wyss Institute at Harvard University

CLONING
Why Barbara Streisand's Cloned Dogs Aren't Identical to the Original Pet
Russell Bonduriansky

TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY
For Tech Giants, a Cautionary Tale From 19th Century Railroads on the Limits of Competition
Richard White

 

   
ARCHITECTURE
Garden of Ideas
Michael Blanding

ART & POLITICS
Benin Leader's Visit Is France's First Test on Returning African Art Treasures
Lisa Bryant

FILM
Honored or Not, These Films Won Critic's Heart
Colleen Walsh

 

   
CONSERVATION EFFORTS
Three Things Cape Town Teaches Us About Managing Water
Anton Earle and Johannes Ernstberger
Recycling Reimagined
Iris Brooks

HEALTH
Personal Cancer Vaccines Show Promise - and Results
Benjamin Boettner

POLLUTION
Cutting Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay Has Helped Underwater Grasses Rebound
Bill Dennison

REPRODUCTION
It's Mostly Luck, Not Pluck, that Determines Lifetime Reproductive Success
Tom Fleischman

 

   
FAMILY
Boston Pays Tribute to Immigrant Grandmothers
Ramon Taylor

FEMINISM
A Long Way Still to Achieving Gender Equality: International Women’s Day
Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina
We Must Protect the Future for Palestinian Refugee Girls
Elizabeth Campbell

LANGUAGE
Native Americans Delight as Veteran Actor Speaks Cherokee at Oscars
Cecily Hilleary

 

   

The Dark Side of Daylight Saving Time
David Wagner
Will China Out-Innovate the West?
Edmund S. Phelps
What Makes Kim Jong Un Tick?
Stephen Benedict Dyson

 
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