A new president may again put human rights as the country’s focus, symbolized by a move to not withdraw from the International Criminal Court.
Letters to the editor for the July 9, 2018 weekly magazine.
As Europe has discovered with Africa, the US is learning again with its migrant crisis that poor and troubled neighbors cannot be shut off simply by more border security. Being secure requires being neighborly.
The alliance’s coming summit can be used to support nations in Europe that are learning how to counter Kremlin disinformation with ‘critical thinking’ among their citizens.
The incoming president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, promises a radical approach to ending corruption, one based on a view of people as moral. Yet he also assumes people only need to see a leader who sets a good example.
On July 4, which marks Independence Day in the United States, it is worth noting how America has helped reshape the idea of what patriotism is.