Amid 2016's news of conflict and disruption, the steady decrease of such drags on humanity as poverty, hunger, and child mortality continues.
A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 26, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 26, 2016 weekly magazine.
The world needs the song of Christmas year round
Ordinary people in Germany and elsewhere are rejecting the temptation of hate and fear.
Both the federal government and states are looking at ways to reduce the practice, which a UN agency has called a form of torture.
A study of earlier immigrants from Syria finds them ‘doing very well’ and should ease concerns about recent refugees.
"Creative destruction" is normal in a capitalist economy, but it is rarely easy on the individuals, families, and communities affected by it.
A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 19, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 19, 2016 weekly magazine.
The two countries agreed on a move toward resolving a territorial dispute by first focusing on a common goal : joint development. If it works, the agreement may be a model for similar disputes in Asia.
As more details emerge about Russian hacking during the 2016 election, the US must be careful about resorting to retaliation. The world needs agreements that lessen the fear of cyberwarfare.