As more countries turn to mass street protests to fight corruption, the people of Zimbabwe try a one-day boycott of all public activity. They tapped the power of nonconformity to send a message about the need for clean governance.
Even violent jihadists condemned an attack in Medina, one of Islam’s most sacred cities. The reaction shows the limits of justifying violence in the name of purifying a religion of alleged apostates.
The cross-country road trip has been celebrated in American literature and lore -- as a journey of national and self discovery.
Britain’s vote to leave the EU has again pushed Germany into asking for patience as the Continent reflects on its reaction to one more big challenge.
Even as abuse of immigrants increases after the “Leave” victory, British groups rally to replace this spike in hate with messages of love, respect, and equality
A roundup of global commentary for the July 4, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the July 4, 2016 weekly magazine.
The Islamic world’s struggle to answer “who rules Muslims?” takes a big turn as Islamic State escalates its attacks against democratic Turkey.
When more than a quarter of college grads with student loans regret going to college, Congress must focus on the quality of higher ed as much as student loan debt.
Volkswagen agrees with US regulators to pay nearly $15 billion for its diesel-emissions deception. Other steps are needed to help it become a company leader in how to restore a reputation.
A Supreme Court ruling draws a distinction between corruption and paying for access to government. Citizens and their elected leaders, not courts, must ensure integrity in fair access to officials.