Jessica Bruder

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Is the death of newspapers the end of good citizenship?

The death of newspapers – by cutbacks, outright disappearance, or morphing into lean websites – means a reduction of watchdog reporting and less local information. Some say it has caused a drop in civic participation. Is it a blow to good citizenship?

The price of gold: as influential as a global power

Treasure hunters have sought the rare yellow metal since the dawn of civilization. Today, investors herald a new golden age. On April 21, the metal’s market value surpassed $1,500 per troy ounce for the first time.