Recent shootings of black men have resulted in a rush to put body cameras on police as a way to 'catch them.' Yet recordings of police who handle difficult situations well would be the best result from 'body cams,' creating models to emulate.
Ricky Jackson's four decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit is the story of injustice, perseverance, and, most of all, grace.
The jury that convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing will start to decide his penalty on April 21. Choosing a life sentence will be an act of grace with a greater potential for deterrence than the death penalty.
A round-up of global commentary for the April 13, 2015 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the April 13, 2015 weekly magazine.
The April 4 shooting of a black man in the South Carolina city evoked reactions of empathy, transparency, and swift justice. That helped keep the city calm and focused on solutions and unity.
This week's summit of Western Hemisphere leaders reflects a churn in the membership of many multinational bodies – and a search for common values that endure against rising global challenges.
The unity of Kenya's Christians and Muslims in reaction to last week's slaughter of more than 140 Christian students sends a strong message against a terrorist tactic of division.
With a victory for its moderates in the 'framework' agreement, Iran and its Islamic Revolution may take a turn toward reform – or a less coercive brand of religion upon individual conscience.
Child care in today's economy is a problem with millions of patchwork solutions, many far from ideal. Can we do better for kids and parents?
French lawmakers tentatively approved a ban on ultra-thin models and have taken other steps that hint the fashion industry must rethink its influence over women's view of their individual worth.
A round-up of global commentary for the April 6, 2015 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the April 6, 2015 weekly magazine.