At last Canada bans deadly asbestos: Editorial

The alarm bells about asbestos started sounding in the 1970s. By 1987, when the World Health Organization declared the mineral, used in thousands of products from insulation to brake pads, to be a “human carcinogen,”…


The problem with Wonder Woman as a UN role model

She’s a kick-ass heroine, the only famous female superhero in a pantheon of dudes, and her creators were inspired by birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger. Despite that level of awesomeness, I’m with the almost 45,000…