Global Food Fight

Every issue explores cutting-edge developments in technology, medicine, education, climate change, and much more. Articles provide in-depth analyses of science and technology’s impact on public policy, the economy, and society—bringing today’s best minds to bear on tomorrow’s most critical topics.

Editor's Journal


  • Forum

    Energy policy John P. Holdren’s “Searching for a National Energy Policy” (Issues, Spring 2001) is the sort of sound assessment of national energy options that should be reviewed and digested… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    DOD, NIH big winners in Bush R&D budget; other agencies face cuts On April 9, the Bush administration released details of its fiscal year (FY) 2002 budget request, which contains an overall… Read More



Book Reviews

  • Forces of Habit book cover by David Courtwright

    Drug use and Control

    Forces of Habit offers an ambitious interpretation of a challenging topic: the evolution of drug use and drug policy through time and across continents. Happily, it does this with no axe to… Read More
  • Plundered Promise book cover by Richard Behan

    Western lands

    It is a rare event to have one’s mind fundamentally changed by a single book. It is also uncommon to find a work of true political originality, one that cuts through the… Read More
  • Spacefacing by Albert Harrison

    Human spaceflight

    The scope of this book befits its subject. It ranges from the mechanics of human spaceflight to the prospects for colonizing the solar system. At one end of that spectrum are chapters… Read More
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