Oct 5th, 2012
By James Gustave Speth This election season, both Republicans and Democrats are repeatedly reassuring us that our country is the best. In many ways, America surely is. But it’s important to be honest with ourselves. The plain truth is that we’ve let conditions of life in America deteriorate across a ...
Nov 19th, 2010
GENEVA — Twin epidemics of AIDS and tuberculosis are ravaging Swaziland, helping to halve life expectancy to 31 years, Medecins Sans Frontieres said Thursday, warning of a health emergency. “The co-epidemic has contributed substantially to a halving of life expectancy within two decades —...