The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 12, December

Battle to Save the Dugongs
Dugongs mean everything to Dirk Fahrenbach. He makes a living from taking people to snorkel or dive among dugongs, he married the marine biologist he met during research on dugongs--and he thinks of these most gentle of sea-cows every time he calls...
Drugs and Islam
Religion and nationalism have been the refuge of scoundrels for many years, so I wasn't surprised when I heard that Haji Baz Mohammad, the Afghan criminal mastermind who's made millions of dollars from narcotics trafficking, state that he was selling...
Introduction
Multiculturalism is an accepted fact of life in the United States. Although it can be argued that this nation is comprised of a sometimes contentious "ethnic stew," the assimilation of every ethnic and cultural group inheres within the traditional...
Jackal Deceives Tiger
A South African Folk Tale NOT because he was exactly the most capable or progressive fellow in the neighborhood--but because he always gave that idea--Jackal slowly acquired among his neighbors the name of a "progressive man." The truly well-bred...
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
In spite of its outstanding attributes, the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is doubtless the least visited of all our national monuments and parks. This nearly 331,000-acre park lies practically isolated in southern Arizona, reached by Arizona...
'Outsourcing' as 'Insourcing'
The View from the Chinese Side A random sample of replies to the question "What do you think of outsourcing?" does not indicate much positive support for it on the streets of the US and Europe. "I fear we are losing the ability to make things at...
Religious Renaissance in European Politics
In an interview last summer to Eurozine, a network of Europe's leading cultural magazines, Dr. Eder, the prominent Berlin-based sociologist claimed, "Not the Americas, not Africa, or Asia ... When you speak about secularization, you speak, therefore,...
Shrine of America's Pastime
The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York For baseball fans for whom 165 regular games and the World Series are not enough--and my husband and twelve-year old son definitely fit the profile--there is, thankfully, always Cooperstown....