Stopping Sexual Abuse of Children in Russia

February 19, 2013, 3:21 am

One of the worst tragedies of post-Soviet Russia has been the increase in child abuse, particularly child prostitution.

Excessive, Stressful Work Can Kill

December 25, 2012, 10:10 am

A growing body of evidence indicates that workers in high- demand situations who also have low control of their work and low social support are at increased risk for [...]

Reading a Poem and Remembering a Friend

November 16, 2012, 1:08 am

Sitting discouraged in his home in storm-stricken Manhattan, the author discovers surprising consolation in a message from a departed friend.

How One Man Held Off Nuclear War

October 25, 2012, 6:27 pm

Late October marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis. It is worth remembering how close the world came to nuclear war at that time.

The Redeeming Power of Love

October 10, 2012, 8:16 pm

The sight of a victim of mental illness and his caretaker sparks reflection, and then a revelation.

Is There an End to the Congo’s Suffering?

September 26, 2012, 8:03 pm

A rebellion aided by Rwanda is spreading in eastern Congo, adding to chaos and misery in this land blessed with natural resources.

Remembering Brutality in Argentina

July 19, 2012, 4:16 am

A woman recounts the abuse she suffered in an Argentine prison and hospital. Her testimony helped convict the doctor who abused her.

Why Burma Should Remain the Country’s Name

July 5, 2012, 3:50 am

Burma’s electoral commission has told opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to stop calling the country Burma and instead call it Myanmar, its official name.

An Unforgettable and Unforgivable Tragedy in Syria

June 22, 2012, 5:02 pm

Those “jackals the jackals would despise” responsible for the massacre in Houla, Syria deserve the world’s contempt.

What Greece Can Learn From Argentina

March 7, 2012, 9:15 pm

Greece is now at a most critical time as an independent nation. The problem is not how banks will minimize their losses. The problem is how Greece will survive as a democratic [...]

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