At the UN climate summit, President Obama announced US plans to help other countries prepare for climate change. The US effort on global resilience may help fight the fatalism on efforts to curb carbon emissions.
New and popular politicians in the developing world's largest democracies come from humble origins. This trend reflects an 'equality of conditions,' or free societies that come to see dignity in each individual.
The Age of Empire is over. But the Age of Enlightenment -- born in England -- remains a work in progress in a world still struggling with intolerance, superstition, fear, and aggression
The Ray Rice video of domestic abuse should stir both fans and the NFL to rethink football violence, not just off the field but on.
This week's round-up of commentary covers rampant homeless attack on homeless in Japan, Cuba's sustainable farming boom, Putin's popularity will make finding a replacement hard, and fighting Ebola through education.
Letters to the Editor for September 15, 2014 weekly magazine:Krashen: Common core doesn't fix the real problem of education– poverty.Budd: Though the number of women in the United Kingdom's parliament doubled, the percentage of women is still too small.