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A roundup of global commentary for the July 25, 2016 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the July 25, 2016 weekly magazine.
As major economies falter, India takes the lead with the world’s fastest growth. It can lure investors with its relative peace and certainty.
With its decision to intervene militarily in South Sudan’s conflict, the African Union shows it may yet live up to its goal of creating a continent of peace by 2020.
With a polarization perhaps at a peak in politics, Americans may be fed up – not just with ‘the system’ but their own acrimony. Hitting bottom in political fatigue may have its benefits.
Ms. Trump’s near-repetition of the first lady’s words suggests the two agree on an approach to education that views children in a whole new light.
From food to clothing, electronics to domestic help, the era of blissful consumer ignorance is, or should be, over.
The forces for democracy, both within Turkey and worldwide, stood up to the military plotters. A global infrastructure for freedom makes its harder for would-be strongmen to succeed.
As more terrorist attacks appear inspired by the Islamic State’s appeal over social media, the struggle must move to the Internet, and winning the high moral ground with alternative narratives.
Congress, in rare bipartisanship, passes a law that will help support the many local efforts to end a heroin ‘epidemic’ and a prescription opioid crisis. Still left undone: a consensus on whether addiction is a ‘disease.’
Brazil is experiencing turmoil even as it prepares to host the 2016 Summer Games. Will it be able to fulfill one of the goals of the modern Olympics: promoting peace?