Ocean Policy: Time to Act

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

    Military transformation In his article “Completing the Transformation of U.S. Military Forces” (Issues, Summer 2004), S.J. Deitchman makes a strongcase for continuing the development and subsequent production of all… Read More

From the Hill

  • From the Hill

    Nondefense R&D budgets face major squeeze As Congress resumed work in September, it was increasingly clear that it would once again fail to complete all of its budget work by the October… Read More



Book Reviews

  • The Working Poor book cover

    Ain’t it hard?

    The kind of poverty that’s hardest to shake is overdetermined. Dropping out of high school leads to the lowest-paid and least secure jobs, which can mean frequent stints of unemployment, which can… Read More
  • Oppenheimer by Jeremy Bernstein

    Where’s Oppie?

    Imagine spending half a century to write a short book. That’s what Jeremy Bernstein has done, and the wait was worth it. A physics professor and New Yorker writer, Bernstein has watched… Read More
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