Robert Rosenthal is the executive director of the Center for Investigative Reporting. He has worked for the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and as managing editor of the San Francisco Chronicle. Rosenthal began his journalistic career at the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he rose from reporter to executive editor over the span of 22 years. He has won numerous awards, including the Overseas Press Club Award for magazine writing and the Sigma Delta Chi award for international correspondence.Last updated on 26.11.2012
Some goods and resources are better kept away from the free market. Air and water are communal goods, the well-being of society depends on their availability. If we allow them to be usurped by the market, the wealth of a few will be paid for by many.