March 29, 2018

Global Threats, Part 5

Cities at Risk

David Hulme

More and more people are streaming into the world’s cities, magnifying already serious issues such as pollution, waste management and disease. What should we expect in the coming decades?

March 14, 2018

Global Threats, Part 4

Too Many Mouths

David Hulme

Our food supply may well become the greatest challenge of the century. And directly linked to it are dwindling global water reserves. Will we have enough of either to survive? Each of us holds the key.

 

Winter 2018

What About Us?

David Hulme

Coming to grips with the reality of a world freighted with sorrow, betrayal and disappointment means confronting not only the failures of those we’ve trusted but also the part we play.

 

January 5, 2018

Jerusalem: What’s the Deal?

David Hulme

Why has no nation, until now, been willing to declare Jerusalem the capital of the modern state of Israel? A brief look at history provides the answer.

December 1, 2017

Global Threats, Part 3

Delusion

David Hulme

The human brain is easily fooled into believing things that simply aren’t true. When it comes to life-and-death issues, that can be disastrous.

Fall 2017

More Than Meets the Eye

David Hulme

Are you deluding yourself to death? Unlike illusions, which are rarely dangerous, delusions—including self-delusions—may well kill you.

Summer 2017

Sunspots and Blind Spots

David Hulme

In the face of mounting threats to humanity’s continued existence on Earth, scientists are proposing various solutions. But they all seem to be overlooking one fundamental problem.

 

May 17, 2017

Global Threats, Part 2

Losing Ground

David Hulme

Many scientists are warning that the human footprint is one of indiscriminate destruction and possibly irretrievable loss. Are our days numbered?

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