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.

 

Africa’s Growth Story

Daniel Tompsett

Africa’s population boom makes it ripe for commercial exploitation, and foreign investors have been quick to spot the opportunity. How does Africa’s future look?

Hope Without Change

Donald Winchester

Politicians often promise change, and yet they seldom deliver. Still, we keep hoping that next time will be different. It’s a vain hope, and here’s why.

Wasting Away

Martin Coates

The food we produce today could adequately feed the world, yet we throw it away by the tons. Not only do millions go hungry as a result, but our wastefulness has a direct environmental impact.

Humanity’s End Game

David Hulme

David Hulme interviews Australian science writer and author Julian Cribb about what it will take for the human race to make it through this century.

Bitcoin: Ill-Gotten Gains

Daniel Tompsett

With the world’s number-one virtual currency so much in the headlines and yet so little understood, it’s a good time to look at its origin, volatile price—and surprising environmental implications.

The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 23

The Fall of Judah

David Hulme

When the kingdom of Judah fails to heed the final, dire warnings of the prophets, their fate is sealed.