The Rotarian

July 2019

The Past is Prologue

For nearly 40 years, RI’s new president, Mark Daniel Maloney, and his family have demonstrated that Rotary connects the world.

The Wheel Deal

How one member of a shrinking club took a unique approach to wooing new recruits, starting with the town’s civic leaders.

The Grief That Does Not Speak

While dining with an old friend, an acclaimed Chicago author witnesses the enduring repercussions of violence.

The Rotarian Conversation: Alex Kotlowitz

Noted writer Alex Kotlowitz, an astute observer of social imbalance, says that whatever our address or economic status, we are all neighbors.

More from the July issue of The Rotarian

Our world

Peace coach Tamara Smiley Hamilton
That sinking feeling
Q&A with Fatima Lahmami Langlois
Sanitation solutions in Lebanon


Wishful thanking

Our clubs

Making a splash in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
6 questions about restoring the home of Rotary’s founder
Club innovation: Duluth Superior Eco, Minnesota
Convention update: Aloha spirit

June 2019

The view from above

Photographer George Steinmetz has captured panoramic aerial images of the plains of Africa, the vast sand dunes of Brazil, and the frozen expanses of Antarctica. In the process, he has gone from wanting to see the world to wanting to save it.

World view

In judging our photo contest, George Steinmetz selected nine images from more than 600 submissions. He brought to the task four decades of traveling and photo- graphing the world, so he can appreciate a photo both for its aesthetic qualities and for the story it tells.

Our world

Elias Thomas’ raintrust
Smooth operations
Q&A with Max Toledo
Maasai women make cleanliness their business

Our clubs

Snowbirds’ roost in Florida
5 questions about district grants with Margie Horning
Convention countdown: Online updates

May 2019

Putting civility back into civil discourse

Rotarians find that bringing red and blue Americans together to talk – and listen – fits neatly with The Four-Way Test.

All we are saying...

Al Jubitz and Dennis Wong, two founders of the Rotarian Action Group for Peace, are working hard to give peace a chance.

The Four-Way Test in a post-truth era

As political passions swirl about, keep your eye on the goals of truth and fairness.

The Rotarian conversation with Gregg Easterbook

Author Gregg Easterbook argues that even though optimism has gone out of style, the world is in better shape than ever.

Our world

Profile: Learning curve
Secondhand treasurers
Ambassador to the world: Q&A with John Caulfield
Rotarians destigmatize opioid recovery


Shoe-leather civics
The good shepherd

Our clubs

Rebels with a cause
Club innovation: Future leaders with Rotary Club of Genève International, Switzerland
Convention: Info on the go

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