Photo of a Palestinian family outside of their makeshift house

Opinion: 2020, the Year of the End for Gaza

Haaretz That's how it goes when you're having fun. Time flies. Eight years ago, in 2012, the United Nations issued a report entitled "Gaza in 2020: A livable place?" The answer was contained in the ...
Photo of the South Fork of the Kings River in Kings Canyon National Park

Do Water Rights Have a Future?

Maven's Notebook Water rights, depending on jurisdiction, possess various levels of seeming indemnity and security, typically demonstrated through some standard of legally established priority. Wate...

This Holiday Season, Help End Veteran Homelessness

In 1830, nearly 50 years after the end of the Revolutionary War, the artist John Neagle painted a haunting portrait of a homeless veteran named Joseph Winter. Winter was an immigrant from Germany who volunte...