As we get further into the 21st century, the twin ideologies of democracy and capitalism, which have long dominated Western culture, seem to be struggling. What is to become of these widely admired pillars of society?
Throughout history, too many leaders have used their power to subvert justice, engage in corrupt activities and oppress other people. In this article collection, Vision examines such abuses and what it will take to end them.
What is it about the human mind that makes us so susceptible to faulty thinking? It may seem like a rhetorical question, but we live at a time when our very survival could depend on understanding the answer.
One hundred years ago, on November 11, 1918, World War I formally ended. In this collection of articles, Vision takes a closer look at “the war to end all war” and at the human proclivity for 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.”
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.