The Cuban food-production system supplies only 16 percent of the average Cuban's diet. Yet due to dire necessity, Cubans are moving toward a more sustainable agriculture.
Politics & Society
In U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's reasoning, religion amounts to a "private moral view," which should not infringe upon the constitutional rights of others. While some legal scholars say Walker's decision to overturn California's Proposition 8 lands on firm legal ground, some religious leaders accuse the judge of trying to scrub faith from the public square.
A few years ago when Tomas wrecked a car, the police didn't care about his immigration status. But times have changed.
My summary of Land's position: Following the golden rule, like taking public transit, benefits us most when other people do it so we don’t have to.
Amateurish historians often tell us that we must study the past to avoid repeating its mistakes. Such efforts rarely work out well. Laurie Maffly-Kipp, by contrast, offers an unusual, complex and thoughtful approach to history.