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Vol.37, No.1: Jan-Mar 2021

We can (still) stave off the Four Horsemen

Recent media reports have referred to the ‘apocalyptic’ effects of global warming. Moreover, almost all countries have fallen behind in their Paris Agreement goals, as Craig Smith and William Fletcher note in Are we Facing Climate Apocalypse?

Above: Hurricane Sally hits Pensacola, Florida. Photo courtesy of the Boston Globe, September 2020.

Also in this issue

Who votes for demagogues, and why? asks Metta Spencer in People Love their Dictators. ‘Character’ includes moral traits such as generosity, fairness, and compassion, which put the interests of others ahead of one’s own. But such altruistic motives are not learned early.

Of Nigeria’s poor, 80% live in the country’s northern region, where Islam is politicized by the government. Yusur Al-Bahrani examines how Nigeria’s northerners have been ‘caught between the jaws of Boko Haram and the state’, in Sharia Courts in Nigeria Cover Corruption.

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After 18+ years of puzzles on our inside back page, the Jan-Mar 2021 crossword will be our last. Thanks to all who enjoyed the challenge!

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