The surprise recovery of a girl abducted by Boko Haram points to progress in a global focus on children caught up in conflicts, and how to help them embrace their innocence.
The water crisis in many countries should be high on the agenda at the World Humanitarian Summit. But so should success stories in water resiliency.
A corruption scandal has rolled over Brazilian society, claiming a president and putting many in jail. Now one big culprit, a construction firm, appears to be contrite. Will its ‘sincere’ apology trigger a moral catharsis?
The Supreme Court wisely avoids ruling directly in an apparent clash of religious liberty and access to contraceptives, citing a path for compromise.
As the demographics of the United States changes, becoming majority minority, a deeper level of diversity and inclusion is needed.
When Alberta’s huge wildfire forced 80,000 to flee, one nearby town did not let fear of strangers hinder their compassion for the refugees. It is a lesson for a world dealing with mass migration.
A roundup of global commentary for the May 16, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the May 16, 2016 weekly magazine.
As more money from corruption flows across borders – raising popular anger – global solutions are needed. But which solutions will strike at the heart of corruption?
Vermont wisely votes down pot legalization. One big reason: the record of highway risks from drugged drivers in Colorado and Washington State. Legalization should not create a problem while trying to solve one.
The history that hangs over the US president’s visits must be transformed into a moral sense and a forward-looking purpose.