After the mass killing of children in Pakistan, students in India hold vigils or say prayers for the victims. Such cross-border empathy by children should not only change leaders in Pakistan and India but help global efforts against terrorism.
The Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogations of terrorism suspects should serve as a springboard for a global effort to enforce the rules of war.
Today's wars are setting near records in refugees, need for aid money – and aid workers killed. Bringing peace requires more than arms or diplomacy. It needs more compassion toward the displaced.
Iran's president calls an end to the consolidation of power, which may be a challenge to rule by ayatollah. His words reflect a need to balance power in government based on the equality and dignity of each citizen.
The pleasures of dinner can be quickly spoiled when you consider where it came from. But that consideration is behind the ethical food movement.
Calls for reform of police after the killing of blacks in the US must include more ways to build trust and inclusiveness in cities. Worldwide, as more people live in cities, urban life needs constant work toward mutual dependence.
Letters to the Editor for Dec. 15, 2014 weekly magazine:Mientus: A better approach to learning business leadership would be to have a Girl Scout troop sell cookies together.Soule: The photographs were especially effective and moving.Miller: Technology manufacturers overlook the needs of older people.