The August issue of Miller-McCune magazine is on the Web site (www.miller-mccune.com) and sailing through the postal system to 92,000+ smart people. A few highlights:
- Duquesne University’s Mark Haas explains why an unprecedented era of aging in major countries around the world makes it likely the 21st century will once again be American. (If link doesn’t work: http://www.miller-mccune.com/article/497).
- The University of Naples’ Bruno Siciliano explains why the world needs a complete book of robots. (If link doesn’t work: http://www.miller-mccune.com/article/483).
- Syracuse University’s Mark Obbie explains why an engaged Congress is needed to put U.S. anti-terror policy on sound legal footing. (If link doesn’t work: http://www.miller-mccune.com/article/485).
- James L. Gibson of Washington University in St. Louis explains why encouraging judges to act like politicians is good. (If link doesn’t work: http://www.miller-mccune.com/article/495).
- And I explain why John McCain and Barack Obama should both support a truth commission on the human rights abuses of the war on terror. (If link doesn’t work: http://www.miller-mccune.com/article/487).
All that, and: why Oprah caused the downfall of American society; how environmental contaminants become hereditary illness; problem-solving courts that work; managing water, carbon and energy together in a time of climate change; biophilic design that brings the outside in; and an innovative whale warning system.