Letters to the editor for the July 20, 2015, weekly magazine.
The election contest has already begun to grapple with the new economy of the ‘worker-entrepreneur.’ Each party may need to shed old notions about the source of wealth.
When Mexico sells oil plots to foreign investors or China creates special zones of freedom for foreign firms, they do so for more than material gain.
The nuclear deal with Iran must withstand many tests to achieve its aim. Yet also worth testing is whether it will lessen conflicts within the Muslim world, especially over the use of violence in the name of Islam.
The Greek crisis taught the European Union that a single currency needs greater political union. The reform plan for Greece includes a way to track its financial obligations to the eurozone.
Hacks of data held by governments about citizens are troubling. But governments providing information online about how they work and spend tax dollars is a good thing.
The US and other countries will be making ambitious commitments to cut carbon emissions. But at the same time new ways to do it keep bubbling up.
The UN’s 2015 Millennium Development Goals failed to end global poverty or disease. But they did trigger remarkable steps forward.
An effective military strategy must spring from asking deeper questions.
Exciting, skillful play was just part of the story. So were sportsmanship and a growing, family-oriented fan base.
A summer read can be fun, compelling, intriguing, heartwarming. Every once in a while, a summer read can be life-changing.