Brazil is experiencing turmoil even as it prepares to host the 2016 Summer Games. Will it be able to fulfill one of the goals of the modern Olympics: promoting peace?
For the first time, an international tribunal rules against China and its claim on the territory of another country. The decision is the basis for other countries to question China’s denial of universal values, especially those needed for world order.
After the country’s vote to leave the EU, and a leadership battle within the Conservative party, Theresa May might bring the right talents to heal Britain’s big divisions.
A roundup of global commentary for the July 11, 2016-July 18, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the July 11, 2016-July 18, 2016 weekly magazine.
One of Dallas's first official actions after the shooting of police was a prayer vigil in the city’s Thanks-Giving Square. Such prayer is not an evasion of solutions but a solvent for healing and community renewal.
As more countries turn to mass street protests to fight corruption, the people of Zimbabwe try a one-day boycott of all public activity. They tapped the power of nonconformity to send a message about the need for clean governance.
Even violent jihadists condemned an attack in Medina, one of Islam’s most sacred cities. The reaction shows the limits of justifying violence in the name of purifying a religion of alleged apostates.
The cross-country road trip has been celebrated in American literature and lore -- as a journey of national and self discovery.
Britain’s vote to leave the EU has again pushed Germany into asking for patience as the Continent reflects on its reaction to one more big challenge.
Even as abuse of immigrants increases after the “Leave” victory, British groups rally to replace this spike in hate with messages of love, respect, and equality
A roundup of global commentary for the July 4, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the July 4, 2016 weekly magazine.