Building a wall can protect people, property, and cultures. Tearing a wall down can promote human progress.
The Islamic State attacks in Paris bring sorrow and prayers, yet also a chance for sustained global unity in supplanting the false allure of a violent caliphate with hope for troubled Muslim youth and nations.
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 16, 2015 weekly magazine.
A round-up of global commentary for the Nov. 16, 2015 weekly magazine
New York’s crackdown on fantasy-sports gambling sites like DraftKings reflects a desire to retain the purity and joy of athletics. Too many nonsport interests, from betting to drugs, infringe on the virtues of sports.
Myanmar was declared the most generous country just two days after an election moved it closer to democracy. A spirit of egalitarian giving lies behind its steady progress toward freedom.
Disrupting the social network that turns the alienated into jihadists isn't easy. The care and support of a real social network helps.
A report on Russia’s drug-fueled cheating in sports comes as the International Olympic Committee realizes it must put an emphasis on ‘clean athletes,’ not just trying to catch the minority of athletes who cheat.
A prosecutor who put away Venezuela’s most popular opposition figure has come clean on his role in the sham trial. His defection might turn a key election and be a model for those working in any authoritarian regime.
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 9, 2015 weekly magazine.
A round-up of global commentary for the Nov. 9, 2015 weekly magazine.
Reflecting a global trend in anti-corruption protests, Romanians oust a prime minister, demonstrating an embrace of equality before the law.
A historic summit between the presidents of Taiwan and China may be Beijing’s recognition that the Taiwanese prefer civic principles like freedom over ethnic or cultural ties.