New Years Resolutions for the EnvironmentHelp protect the earth by subscribing to some of Conservation International’s 10 New Year’s resolutions. Several strike at the heart of our consumerist society’s most ingrained habits.
North Korea's Other Problem
International alarm over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions skyrocketed after that country’s nuclear test last fall. Given the rapid increase in nuclear aspirations among so-called rogue nations, the alarm is warranted.
Books and Culture
Notwithstanding the widely publicized campus ruckuses that have sprung up annually over performance of The Vagina Monologues, Catholic unive
The poet-novelist-playwright Thomas Bernhard (1931-89) had much to be miserable about.
The British statesman William E. Gladstone, reading the U.S.
Thirty-plus years of doing this column have given me quite a high tolerance for awful stuff, but Apocalypto nearly beat