Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet
by Abraham H. Foxman and Christopher Wolf
Foxman and Wolf—both of the Anti-Defamation League—argue that Internet hate speech is a dangerous virtual epidemic that threatens us all in real life. But they don’t want to fight it in the courtroom. They prefer the court of public opinion—by having people and Internet companies self-regulate, by educating children in and outside school, and by generating positive counter-speech.
The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels
by Brian Fagan
Anthropologist and writer Fagan chronicles how changing sea levels and catastrophic events like tsunamis and hurricanes have affected civilizations—from Ancient Rome to modern-day Indonesia.
Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Claiming Biotechnology for the Common Good
by Donna Dickenson
The personalized medicine revolution has been oversold and has underperformed, argues University of London medical ethicist Dickenson—to the detriment of greater investment in public health.