USA comprises 5% of the world population and consumes 50% of prescribed medication in the planet. Pills are the easiest way to go about an illness, but with so much medication, are we becoming healthier or sicker?
According to conflict resolution studies the path to reconciliation begins with an effective apology. Yet it poses disturbing questions and allows us to glimpse a picture little known to Western audiences. Why do some countries manage to recognize the mistakes of the past and seek reconciliation? Why do others fail in the attempt? Transferring the apology, that instrument of interpersonal communication to the field of international politics is not an easy task.