Victory gardens were planted in World War II to boost morale and ease the pressure on the food supply. You can have your own financial 'victory garden' even if you never plow a single square foot.
Kenya's police were caught on video looting the Westgate mall after the attack, and they are suspected of the extra-judicial killing a man with links to Al Shabab.
Some scholars today are claiming that the current US political predicament – the government shutdown – stems from flaws in the Constitution itself. But this has to do with details, not the idea of America itself.
A new study on gambling points to the expansion of casinos as a contributor to social and income inequality. They also perpetuate the notion of chance as a guiding force in life.