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October  2016  Issue
 
 

 
SPECIAL REPORT: The G20 Summit
Introduction
Kira Hunter
Currency War Fears Prompt G20 to Act
Saibal Dasgupta
Meant to Promote Cooperation, G20 Meeting Shows Discord
Chris Miller
A Front Seat to the Biggest Conservation Event on the Planet
Victoria Peabody and Georgia Mu
G20 Finance Ministers Committed to Sustainable Development
Jaya Ramachandran
Observers: Africa’s Moment of Truth at G-20 Fell Short of Expectations
Joyce Huang

ECONOMIC WATCH
The Easy Money Contagion
Carmen Reinhart


FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Modi Throws Down Gauntlet to Pakistan and China
Harsh V. Pant
Despite Chinese Shadows, Southeast Asian Friendship With US Worth Cultivating
Satu Limaye
Can the Middle East Make Economic and Social Progress?
Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Vladimir Popov

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
CIA Declassifies Presidential Briefings from the 1970's
Wayne Lee
Obama Stresses Climate Change Urgency Ahead of IUCN Congress
Guy Dinmore
TPPA Could Be Discarded Due to US Political Dynamics
Martin Khor
The Constitutional Crisis We’d face If Donald Trump Actually Became President
Ronald L. Feinman

 

 
HEALTH
Why a Four-Day Workweek is Not Good For Your Health
Allard Dembe

TRAVEL
Stetson Mansion: A House for All Seasons
Emmet Kelly
Cambodia's Bamboo Train
James Dorsey
River Cruising Challenges Ocean Liners
Norman Sklarewitz

 

 
INTERVIEW
An Interview with Irene Pollin
Susan Storer Clark

REVIEWS
Sleeping on Jupiter: A Novel By Anuradha Roy
Chelsea Leigh Horne

The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time: By Keith Houston
Jennifer Bort Yacovissi

The English Teacher: By Yiftach Reicher Atir; translated by Philip Simpson
Phillip K. Jason

I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir By Nadja Spiegelman
Robin Talbert

The Fortunes: A Novel by Peter Ho Davies
Alice Stephens

 

 

LEDA Summer at Princeton Guides High School Students on Path For Success
Emily Aronson

Teachers Take on Summer QUEST to Improve Science Education
Michael Hotchkiss

For Freshmen, Food For Thought
Alvin Powell

Rising Senior Studies Socio-Economics of Choosing a Major
Kathy Hovis

 

 
 
   

 
APPS
Students' App Helps Dementia Patients Find Memories
Bill Steele
Where Can I Buy a Chair Like That? - This App Will Tell You
Bill Steele
Discrimination by Design
Lena Groeger

RENEWABLE ENERGY
New Solar Cell is More Efficient, Costs Less Than Its Counterparts
Erica Solomon

ROBOTICS
Researchers Discover Machines Can Learn By Simply Observing
University of Sheffield
The First Autonomous, Entirely Soft Robot
Leah Burrows

 

   
LITERATURE
''Pamela,'' Richardson, and the Epistolary Novel
Mike Timko

MULTIMEDIA ART
Stories My Father Told Me
Helen Zughaib

MUSEUM EXHIBITS
Opening of the Museum of International Propaganda
Dave Bartruff
New England's Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea
Iris Brooks

 

   

Unsafe Levels of Toxic Chemicals Found in Drinking Water of 33 States
Karen Feldscher
How the Brain Develops
Peter Reuell
Microfinancing Climate Resilience
Mark Malloch Brown
The Brain Performs Feats of Strength to Make Sense of the World
Bennett McIntosh
Decoding Hidden Dreams
Joshua Sarinana

 

   
PEOPLE
Yarrow Mamout: Freedman
Ramin Vellotti

STEREOTYPES
For African-American Families, a Daily Task to Combat Negative Stereotypes About Hair
Marva L. Lewis

 

   

Reducing Inequality and Poverty in America
Martin Feldstein
The Case Against Cash
Kenneth Rogoff
Why You Shouldn't Always Want to Be Happy
Frank T. McAndrew

 
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