India and China now have top leaders with vigorous campaigns against official corruption. Which country will succeed? Look to the one that can hold its leaders accountable for transparency and honesty.
Income inequality has bred gaps in public health in Brazil where a community-based program first piloted in the 1980s now offers health services and advice to those most in need.
Letters to the Editor for the March 17, 2014 weekly issue:The Monitor's attention to any American extrajudicial killings has been solid and dependable.Income inequality is excessive, and there are ways of reducing it without being unfair to higher-income individuals.
Last year, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t invited to CPAC, and the snub was big political news. This year he was, perhaps on the theory that Bridge-gate has made him a target of the mainstream media.
Letters to the Editor for the February 24, 2014 weekly magazine: Without parameters for the term, how can one know if 'income inequality' has been eradicated?Intuitively, the solution to income inequality is income equality. If that is not the goal, then there will always be income inequality – and the potential for class warfare.An essay on meeting the Beatles reminds me of when our daughter Alice interviewed Mary Travers of the group Peter, Paul, and Mary, developing a relationship that lasted until Mary's death.