The political turmoil in Iraq’s government reflects the struggle to counter Islamic State’s notion of clerical rule with democratic ideals of equality between all individuals.
As more people identify as ‘global citizens,’ the term needs an anchor in individual identity.
Trump’s foreign-policy speech finds some common ground with Clinton in the concern for protecting the innocent in Syria’s brutal war.
Rather than simply attack the country’s many domestic problems directly, a Saudi plan instead creates opportunities for a post-oil economy. It might help shift the global debate on climate change.
President Obama’s message on a European tour was that the Continent can help overcome its many woes by remembering the progress it has made – and the example it still sets for the world.
'Urban pioneering' was about seeking value and variety in forlorn cities. Now that cities are hot again, both those qualities are threatened.
More scandals have hit the global car industry since revelations about VW’s diesel emissions. Transparency will help carmakers rebuild badly shaken trust.
Letters to the editor for the April 25, 2016-May 2, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the April 25, 2016 to May 2, 2016 weekly magazine.
Distrust of government is at a record high but turnout in many primaries is higher than normal. Why voters say one thing to pollsters and do another.
A president faces impeachment, a prime minister resigns – these are signs of voters fed up with corruption and looking for blame. The ultimate answer, however, lies in choosing and voting for moral candidates.