Scientists know how to cure many of the ills plaguing the high seas -- that is, ocean waters farther than 200 nautical miles from shore, beyond the jurisdiction of nations.
Greensboro, North Carolina, is the first Southern city to give citizens direct control over a slice of public spending, and hopefully it won't be the last.
Dr. Robert Dodge is family physician practicing in Ventura, California. He serves as a board member of Beyond War and Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles. He is co-chairman of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions.