Humanists in Haiti

When a devastating 7.0-magnitute earthquake struck near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010, leaving over one million homeless and in dire need of food and medical attention, national aid organizations from around... Read More

Defusing the Neuron Bomb

On learning that the suspect aboard Northwest Flight 235 on Christmas Day was a young Nigerian born to privilege and wealth, I again thought of a girl I once knew—I’ll call her Alice Kim. When... Read More

THE ISSUE AT HAND

I FELL IN LOVE with Holden Caulfield the first time I read The Catcher in the Rye in the mid ‘80s. A year or so later I read it in my high school English class... Read More

The Poison Cure

Dr. Anna looked down at my blood test results, looked up at me, and then looked back at the test results. “It’s impossible,” she said. “No one can look as good as you do or... Read More