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.
Daniel Tseghay is a writer from Vancouver who has written for the Toronto Star, The Georgia Straight, and THIS Magazine, among others. He is also the B.C. Green candidate for Vancouver-False Creek.