Organic farming genetics and the future of food

May 15, 2018

What does the drug insulin have in common with cheese, Hawaiian papaya and a vegan burger? All were developed using genetic engineering, an approach established more than 40 years ago.

Progressives Need a New Way to Talk About National Security

May 11, 2018

Voters say they support cuts in defense spending—Democrats should, too.

Media Diets, Climate Change, and the Tech Backlash

May 3, 2018

An interview with author Eliot Peper on his new novel and the future of tech.

Weapons of Male Destruction

May 2, 2018

With some 15,000 nuclear warheads around the world, the chances of a catastrophic conflict are frighteningly high, and the risk is compounded by dangerously impulsive men who have their fingers on the button.

Environment-focused CWA panels discuss issues, innovations

May 1, 2018

Managing environmental crises and concerns was a hot topic during the Conference on World Affairs, with panelists working through a multitude of problems and how to manage them.