The stories by Stacy Teicher Khadaroo in Louisiana and Fred Weir in Russia in this week’s issue are about the search for reconciliation. They are about injustice and inhumanity on two different continents and on a scale unthinkable.
A roundup of global commentary for the Feb. 12, 2018 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Feb. 12, 2018 weekly magazine.
In Iran, women protest a law imposing the hijab while in the US many Muslim women oppose the stigma against headscarves. The common demand is to recognize an individual’s dignity and freedom of choice.
A trip to Latin America by the top US envoy reveals the extent of Venezuela’s crisis. By helping the country’s refugees, the rest of the region might send a message about respect for innocent lives.
After years of internal woes, the EU looks to expand its values into the troublesome Balkans with a renewed offer of membership. Its positive narrative can counter competition for influence from Russia and China.