Millions of people face adversity, trials, and setbacks. Rather than haunting them, however, traumas often empower them.
The election of a Muslim as London’s mayor, along with other examples of respect for religious differences, helps counter an anti-Islam narrative in Europe.
A roundup of global commentary for the May 9, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the May 9, 2016 weekly magazine.
The new FDA regulations on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors is only a step toward raising a generation free of nicotine addiction.
Despite all its hand-wringing surprises, the contest has shown how democracy breeds innovation in ideas and people.
In just a few weeks, an EU-Turkey pact has led to a big decline in the flow of migrants into Greece. Its mix of compassion and legality could be a model for similar agreements.
In time for National Prayer Day, a study finds not only widespread reliance on prayer for healing but also the main predictor of prayer. (Hint: It has something to do with God’s love.)
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.