Society and Culture

Spring 2016

Famine: Causes and Cures

Martin Coates

What’s the answer to the perennial problem of food shortages and famine?

 

Special Report: Peace Architects
Special Report

Peace Architects 

In this Special Report, Vision publisher David Hulme speaks to these key peace architects among others as he explores the roles of identity and ideology in the Middle East conflict.

Special Report: One Day in Peace
Special Report

One Day in Peace?

The United Nations General Assembly first celebrated One Day in Peace on the first day of the new millennium, and a later resolution invited “all the peoples of the world to celebrate One Day in Peace, 1 January 2002, and every year thereafter.”

Hope in the Face of Disaster
Special Report

Hope in the Face of Disaster

Vision writers take issue with the doomsday speculations that often follow in the wake of disasters, by examining them in a more hopeful light.

Special Report: Global Finance, Human Fallout
Special Report

Global Finance, Human Fallout

The U.N. says the current economic crisis is "deepening hunger worldwide," and warns that the effects of wide-scale hunger may have irreversible consequences on health, education and productivity. 

Enslaved: A Look at Human Slavery
Special Report

Enslaved: A Look at Human Trafficking

Despite all efforts to the contrary, human exploitation shows no sign of abating. Still most vulnerable to trafficking are women and children who may find themselves abducted from their families or in some cases sold by them into slavery—not only as  prostitutes but alternatively as laborers or soldiers.  

Special Report: Democracy and Capitalism
Special Report

Democracy and Capitalism: A Match Made in Heaven?

As the United States elects a new president, the twin ideologies of democracy and capitalism that have long dominated Western culture seem to be struggling. In recent months capitalism itself has been dealt a severe blow. Why are these pillars of society so widely admired and what is to become of them? 

Series: Global Problems, Global Solutions
Article Series

Global Problems, Global Solutions

Vision considers four areas of worldwide concern—issues that, unless addressed and resolved, will contribute to humanity’s ultimate demise. What will it take to solve the most pressing problems faced by modern societies?

8 Keys to Timeless Parenting

Winter 2016

Eight Keys to Timeless Parenting

Gina Stepp

What might “Eight Keys to Timeless Parenting” look like if we were to take the advice from today's popular parenting books and hold it against a source of truly enduring principles?

 

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