Letters to the editor for the Jan. 18, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the Jan. 18, 2015, weekly magazine.
With most of humanity now living in urban areas, architecture’s most important award, the Pritzker Prize, has gone to a Chilean whose housing designs reflect the view of the urban poor: that cities are islands of promise and opportunity, not problems to be fixed.
The Powerball lottery jackpot hit a record high, only revealing how much states are addicted to gambling revenues while ignoring the effects of gambling on the poor.
The world’s first humanitarian-aid summit this May should look beyond raising more money for those most in need because of disaster or war, despite near-record levels. A new view of local actors in a crisis is needed.
A mass sexual assault on women in Germany, allegedly by asylum seekers, has soured the welcome mood for refugees in Europe. Yet the best response is to more closely support migrants with rapid integration.
Yes, 'he’s a rescue.' He's also family. The gratifying saga of one castoff canine is also the story of many others.
Letters to the editor for the Jan. 11, 2016, weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the Jan. 11, 2016 weekly magazine.
With 90 million Americans involved as buyers or sellers of services, this new way of working needs careful watching.
A technology that offers an altered state of human consciousness – and a slew of ethical questions – is finally hitting the marketplace.
Tromsø, Norway, 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, may provide lessons on how to enjoy cold and snow.