The Undercurrent is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue, to be published in late January. Interested writers are welcome to submit either preliminary topic outlines or completed first drafts.
Preliminary topic outlines should be submitted as soon as possible. The deadline for completed first drafts
The World Health Organization has announced that it will encourage the use of DDT to fight malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that kills a million people a year. This announcement is a positive development, but it is tragic that malaria was allowed to persist unchecked for
This September, in a speech at the University of Regensburg in Germany, Pope Benedict XVI quoted an ancient source that identified Muslims as violent. "Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new," wrote the 14th century Byzantine emperor quoted by the Pope, "and there
What's more important: freedom or security? Since 9/11, we've heard this question in debates over issues ranging from the PATRIOT Act to wiretapping to interrogation techniques.
There are two common answers. On one side are the civil libertarians who argue that the government's security enhancements curtail
It is startling that, after decades of false predictions about impending global doom, environmentalism is gaining strength and popularity in today's culture-particularly the issue of global warming. Politicians shower us with graphs illustrating alleged correlations between rising carbon dioxide levels, higher temperatures, and rising sea
A New York Times editorial recently described the military skills our soldiers will need, to do what our politicians are asking them to do ("Military Hones a New Strategy on Insurgency," October 5, 2006). The new doctrine renounces overwhelming force, focuses on reacting to insurgent
The Undercurrent is now accepting submissions for its November issue. The article draft submission deadline is October 1st.Please send all submissions and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are welcome as always to send us your article ideas, or an outline to review, if you would like feedback
13,000 copies of the latest issue are being shipped across the country.TU will again be available at over 30 campuses. Our thanks to the many students who are distributing the paper.About 20 of the orders were for only 250 copies. Many students have told us
Illegal immigrants are pouring into the United States. Pro-immigration rallies and anti-immigration rallies alternated with equal fervor this spring, while the number of illegals living in the country continued to grow towards 10 million. Pending legislation threatens to make illegal immigration a felony and to
The Iran-Hamas-Hezbollah axis was fully responsible for initiating the war on Israel, but the Islamists' aggression was the logical product of U.S.-Israeli policy. The longstanding commitment of Israel and America to "diplomatic engagement" with Palestinians and Islamists--a euphemism for appeasement--is suicidal.
For decades America has urged