June 2, Nelson Mandela stepped down from power in South Africa, after five years of failing to deliver on his promises to this post-apartheid nation. What happens if the new president, Thabo Mbeki, can’t succeed where Mandela failed? Is South Africa ready to explode?
After a series of school shootings, frightened parents are asking, “What can we do to protect our children?” The violence-fixated cultural landscape of America is not going to change. That means families must protect themselves. Here is a place to start.