Volkswagen agrees with US regulators to pay nearly $15 billion for its diesel-emissions deception. Other steps are needed to help it become a company leader in how to restore a reputation.
A Supreme Court ruling draws a distinction between corruption and paying for access to government. Citizens and their elected leaders, not courts, must ensure integrity in fair access to officials.
Agriculture ranges from the backyard garden to the corporate mega-farm, from organic practices to industrial-grade processes. So where exactly is the sweet spot?
A roundup of global commentary for the June 27, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the June 27, 2016 weekly magazine.
Europe’s long history in defining new collective identities will continue as it deals with the effects of Britain’s vote to ‘leave’ the European Union.
Iraq’s retaking of the Islamic State stronghold hints at progress by the country’s majority Shiites in treating the minority Sunni as equal citizens, especially in the treatment of Fallujah’s fleeing Sunnis.
In a busy, techie, ever-changing world, the age-old partnership between humans and canines remains as durable as it is enjoyable.
To end its long conflict, Colombia’s government and rebel leaders first had to strike agreements on what peace would look like. Only now have they agreed on a cease-fire. It is a novel approach to end other wars.
With many democracies polarized in their national politics, the recent elections of reformist and nontraditional mayors reflect a trend toward cities as the best model of governance. The key: Local communities can better build trust.
Presidential candidates play to the perception of job insecurity, but new data analysis shows the US has ‘the most secure job market in the past 20 years.’
Who was really behind a decision to ban Russian track-and-field athletes from the Summer Games over doping? Clean athletes who want sports to reflect a fair test of transcending human limits.
A roundup of global commentary for the June 20, 2016 weekly magazine.