For the Love of 'Me' - by Frank Stephenson
Self-esteem, anyone? Like an after-dinner cappuccino, self-esteem has become a fixture on the busy menu of American culture. Why we need it and how to get it is the stuff of a mega-industry that fuses pop psychology with parenting and pedagogy. It this a good thing?
The Picture-Writers - by Kim MacQueen
When did the peoples of the New World develop the ability to write? An intriguing descovery by anthropologist working in Mexico may hold the best clues.
Face of a Monster -by Dan Wood
Now into our fourth decade of a worldwide AIDS epidemic, science is still baffled by a firus with an almost demonic ability to be tamed.
Roosevelt's Wrong Enemies -by Andy Lindstrom
Even high-school history students know about the mass internment of Japanese citizens in the U.S. during WWII. Here's a tale of a frantic round-up of Germans that until lately, has remained all but forgotten.