Iran and Saudi Arabia now have reformist leaders bent on granting certain liberties that appeal to young people. That sort of contest of ideas is far better than their violent rivalry in regional conflicts.
From South Korea to Colombia, many performers and other artists play a unique role in creating a receptivity toward peace and in healing the trauma of conflict. Their works can open a dialogue for trust, even amid war.
A roundup of global commentary for the April 17, 2017, weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the April 17, 2017 weekly magazine.
Large protests against corruption could help force President Zuma to resign. South Africa, like many large emerging economies, faces a rising demand for honesty and accountability.
The concept of health has expanded rapidly beyond physical well-being, a survey discovers. More people expect health to be mental, even spiritual. Many industries, such as hotels and hospitals, are responding.