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Letters to the editor for the May 15, 2017 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the May 15, 2017, weekly magazine.
Two studies on the impact of new technologies counter the pumped-up fear of automation. And while displaced workers do need help, most people are not afraid of robots and artificial intelligence.
President Trump’s firing of FBI chief James Comey has touched a deep desire to restore rule of law. That desire for universal principles of justice must now guide the president and Senate in selecting a new FBI chief.
The victory for Moon Jae-in as president could be a victory over the notion of hereditary succession in Korea’s giant conglomerates.
The indictment of a Penn State fraternity after a student’s death from drinking should stir colleges to reframe the issue of alcohol use. Strong messaging and enforcement may not be enough. Students may respond less to fear and more to fulfilling opportunities.
The voter mandate for Emmanuel Macron places faith in fixing France as well as the torn identity of the European Union.
All sides are discovering that federal lands, run well, are neither a fiefdom of Washington nor a bulwark against wrongheaded cowherds. They are the vehicle by which important but competing claims can find balance.
A roundup of global commentary for the May 8, 2017, weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the May 8, 2017 weekly magazine.
As Venezuela’s peaceful protests grow, its security forces may be hard-pressed to use violence. With cracks appearing in the Maduro regime, soldiers or police may determine the country’s democratic future.