Reader Mail Nov 6, 2011

Challenge of population growth

How appropriate it felt to read United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon's clarion call for action in the Oct. 31 front-page article, "Global population's 7 billion mark could be a year off the symbolic date." The challenge of population growth seems to be failing ...

Reader Mail Dec 20, 2009

No outlet for youthful aggression

Regarding the Dec. 13 editorial, "An education in violence": It doesn't take a Harvard economist to know that the peak of physical strength begins in middle school and much of this has no outlet for release. A highly regimented society like Japan only forces ...