Society and Culture
Gun control may seem a uniquely American issue, but at its heart lies a much deeper problem with global implications.
Although humanity’s historical record hints at a great capacity for love, we’ve left a bloody trail that belies our best intentions. Will we ever outgrow our penchant for violence?
Vision reviews three books addressing the increasingly insistent claim that without religion, there would be much less war and violence in the world.
Terrorism is nothing new. Yet a meaningful definition remains elusive, understanding the issues is a challenge, and a lasting solution seems more than we can hope for. Are there answers?
Understanding China’s current place in the world requires looking at the nation through a non-Western lens.
What’s the answer to the perennial problem of food shortages and famine?
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.
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.”
Vision writers take issue with the doomsday speculations that often follow in the wake of disasters, by examining them in a more hopeful light.
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.