Editor's Desk

Understanding the Roots of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

What is the actual history behind the conflict in Ukraine, and what has been the role of America and the West in fostering it?

Meditation changes the brain for the better

CNN ran a piece yesterday about research out of the University of Wisconsin showing that meditation permanently changes the brain by strengthening the circuits related to concentration and empathy. Richard Davidson, a psychologist at the university, says that strengthening neural systems is no different than training muscles of the body. “The original investigations by people [...]