Hacks of data held by governments about citizens are troubling. But governments providing information online about how they work and spend tax dollars is a good thing.
The US and other countries will be making ambitious commitments to cut carbon emissions. But at the same time new ways to do it keep bubbling up.
The UN’s 2015 Millennium Development Goals failed to end global poverty or disease. But they did trigger remarkable steps forward.
An effective military strategy must spring from asking deeper questions.
Exciting, skillful play was just part of the story. So were sportsmanship and a growing, family-oriented fan base.
A summer read can be fun, compelling, intriguing, heartwarming. Every once in a while, a summer read can be life-changing.
A round-up of global commentary for the July 6&13, 2015 weekly magazine
Letters to the editor for the July 6 & 13, 2015, weekly magazine.
A coming UN special session on drugs will be a timely help for the center of the rising global trade in heroin, Afghanistan. The world must unite to set a norm against addiction.
For too long, the issue of Muslim and Jewish access to their holy sites in Jerusalem’s Old City has been seen as intractable. But a new report suggests religious leaders can help solve what is at heart a religious issue.
Colorado’s legalization of marijuana has prompted a suit before the Supreme Court and a request for President Obama to take a position. Here’s why he should side with the suit by Oklahoma and Nebraska.
Just as the world celebrates Magna Carta, the Supreme Court rules that popular referendums can, in effect, be the same as a legislature. The search for a natural law of self-governance goes on.