A proposed peace deal with rebels failed at the polls, but the pact’s main supporters – victims of Colombia’s long war – know that forgiveness lies at the heart of peacemaking.
Now that the US has blamed Russia for hacking the Democratic Party, it should use the attack to build a consensus among nations for a code of conduct in the digital universe.
Politics has always been contentious. People differ. Beliefs differ. But the orderly process of democracy deserves support that supercedes politics.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 10, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 10, 2016 weekly magazine.
The Security Council’s choice for the next UN secretary-general, António Guterres, is someone at the center of a global crisis: refugees. He has witnessed the generosity of host countries and is primed to further the caring of the uprooted.
The world’s over-indebtedness is a large reason for slow economic growth. Yet at least one nation, Jamaica, has shown how to swim out of its red ink. But it took unusual cooperation and openness.
After major tragedies, social media lights up with calls for prayer. One reason, based on a new survey: A majority of Americans rely on prayer in the hope for healing, finding ‘God in that space.’
The latest India-Pakistan violence, along with tensions over aggressive moves by North Korea and China, might not escalate in the face of global trends that have set common values and norms of behavior.
Whichever direction Europe now takes, a crucial achievement should not be overlooked: It is making its choice without war or repression.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 3, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 3, 2016 weekly magazine.
If the US election is about raising and broadening economic growth, then candidates must look at why certain cities thrive as innovators – and then help other cities do the same. One key: civic trust.