Targeted killings are already an ethical tangle. And “swarming,” laser, and “vampire” drones are on the way.
A worldwide poll finds challenges from wage inequality to harassment. But it sees changes, too.
Religious communities often swing back and forth -- opening their doors to the welcome the world, closing them to regain their original purpose.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 12, 2015 weekly magazine.
A round-up of global commentary for Oct. 12, 2015 weekly magazine.
The Nobel Peace Prize went to four groups in Tunisia that prevented violence by mediating a political crisis with a message about individual dignity and equality.
Russia’s bombing of Syria may push millions more Muslims to flee toward Europe, forcing the Continent to quell anti-Muslim bigotry and reinforce the concept of citizenship based on inclusivity.
The rising popularity of ‘daily fantasy sports,’ driven mainly by those gambling on imaginary teams, is now under scrutiny. Government officials must avoid the tired debate over whether such games are ones of skill or ‘luck.’
Europe’s highest court ends an agreement that allows data to flow freely between the EU and the US. Both sides must now find ways to build trust into data collection and lower fears of a loss of privacy.
Nearly a decade in the making, the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will shape up-to-date rules for 40 percent of the world economy. Its benefits are mainly in tying the US, Japan, and others to set the highest values for global commerce.
The United States and Cuba are stepping carefully into a new era, well aware of the difficult history they share.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 5, 2015, weekly magazine
A round-up of the global commentary for the Oct. 5, 2015, weekly magazine.