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.
Stories of the world’s challenges abounded in 2015. But longer, deeper trend lines that show progress need reporting too.
Under FIFA international soccer has grown corrupt. Will 2016 provide a turnaround?
As consumers benefit from the ever expanding global market, ever greater vigilance is needed to ensure that products from far away are not the result of exploitation.
Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent advocate of nonviolent dissent brought a largely nonviolent reaction among Shiites in the Middle East. The region needs a renewal of peaceful means of protest.
After a violent civil conflict between Christians and Muslims, the Central African Republic voted peacefully for a new government. The mere act of casting a vote sent a message of support for equality, and with it a desire to return to social harmony.
The retaking of Ramadi by Iraqi forces was only possible after some reconciliation between Sunnis and Shiites. That healing process begins in interfaith dialogues, which are underway in the holy city of Najaf.
The agreement brings restitution and an official apology to 46 Korean women – and also a shared recognition of each nation’s role in rising above differences toward working together in Asia.
A surprise visit on Christmas Day between the leaders of India and Pakistan hint at a mutual desire to no longer let historic tensions hinder their drive against poverty.
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 28 & Jan. 4 weekly magazine.