East 40


Freedom is sweet.” Mahmoud, a journalist in his fifties, utters these words while displaying a toothless grin and a childlike smile. amounts to a...



Western Shore

The EU:Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.  

In Numbers

HARNESSING WIND - Europe depends on wind power. Estonia, with a growth rate of 32%, tops the wind-power charts. Croatia was up 28%, Poland...

The Financial Spring

Arab Spring countries, many of them savaged by rioting, are slowly picking up the economic pieces. Some of them are turning to Europe to...

Dossier Reading


The Many Arab Springs

Photo essay.  Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, Jan. 17, 2011: It’s been a year since the death of Mohamed Bouazizi, the young Tunisian activist whose self-immolation...

Nachtwey’s Powerful Vision

Veteran American photographer James Nachtwey began his career in New Mexico in 1976, later moving to New York City where he joined Time Magazine....

That’s Incredible

Mantras and gender. In Western meditation course anyone can chant mantras, if only in an effort to relax.  

Eastern Shore

Eastern Europe Faces Financial Risks  and Social Tension.