Volume 5, Issue 1
Read Our Current Content
By Eric Foner (Harper Perennial 2014, 690 Pages, 612 of text)
By: Matt Gieseke
America, land of the free, home of the…firearm? Of course it is. Guns are American as apple pie and John Wayne. It’s simply ingrained in the fabric of the American mentality. What pundits and politicians continually miss in this regard is the impact that gun control can have on U.S. national security.
By: Madeline Welter
For both Republican and Democratic 2016 presidential candidates, foreign policy has been one of the main themes of campaign platforms and debate strategies. This is no surprise. The list of issues that the next president will need to address seems to grow longer by the day.
By no stretch of the imagination, the unprecedented levels of global inequality and inequity present two of the largest challenges facing policy makers and planners in the 21st century. Given the breadth and intensity of these challenges, policy makers, planners, social scientists, social workers, development specialists, advocates, and community organizers need to have a frank discussion about the globalized information economy and its effects on people and the planet. To have such a discussion, we have to think about the foundation of scientific or technical solutions that are ascribed for structural problems and be open to new and competing philosophies and practices
By: Robbie Latta