Michael Levi, a nuclear expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the future of nuclear power here and around the world after Japan’s earthquake.
This week, we report from Japan on the nuclear crisis there, and then revisit stories of dramatic academic transformation across the U.S.
In the second in a series from VII photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale, a young Ugandan woman recounts being recruited as a child soldier at the age of 11, then forced into motherhood. Hear her story and see the photos at VII Magazine, a special Need to Know partnership.
Editorial cartoonist Steve Brodner conducts an illustrated interview with author Eduardo Porter about income inequality in America.
Are public unions to blame for states’ budget woes? Also: Alternatives to blood transfusions and an “illustrated interview” on income equality in America.
Video: Need to Know, March 4, 2011: Libya’s uprising, the high cost of college sports, Wisconsin’s unions
How are university sports programs affecting the classroom? Also: The international community’s responsibility in the Middle East, and legislators’ controversial political tactics in Wisconsin and Indiana.
Violent clashes in Libya have sent thousands fleeing the country. VII photographer Franco Pagetti documents the situation in the port of Benghazi, where makeshift camps have been set up.
Bernard Haykel, professor of near eastern studies at Princeton University, says the world must promote political dignity and good governance in the Middle East.