The historic site of the 1944 conference in New Hampshire's White Mountains retains from the grandeur of an international meeting that set down the first global financial order.
The Bush administration focused mainly on the chronically homeless, whose numbers have dropped 30 percent since 2006. An Obama plan wisely builds on that foundation to help more of the homeless, such as families and veterans.
Japan has given the world green cars and technological marvels. It wouldn’t be a stretch for it to lead the 21st century protecting the world’s oceans and whales.
If we enact a green economic recovery today, events like oil spills and debt crises could become relics of the past. But until we fully embrace a Green New Deal, we’re going to be repeating mistakes.
As Roundup-resistant weeds surge, we should consider the long-term costs of our own excessive lawn maintenance.
The partial revaluation of the yuan does hint at a China becoming a better market economy, one that allows its citizens to make their own economic choices.
Without alternative supplies of energy to offset it, a decline in oil production would send shock waves through the world, rattling economies and politics alike.
Most mothers and children are better off if fathers are equal partners and invested parents. Let’s change our public communication and services to invite men to see themselves that way.
I am not condoning violence or combat. Jiu-jitsu means the ‘art of softness.’
Turkey is a successful example of a non-Arab land where Islam and democracy coexist and the economy prospers.
The powerful images and beliefs associated with the Middle East bring out the romantic and the radical. What's needed is practical peacemaking.