Whether it be a tech giant or the federal government, the best approach in targeting big investment in one place is to ensure the local community has social cohesion and common vision.
Opinions about the best way forward can fracture a country in countless ways. Democracy, at its most fundamental level, is about creating a structure that can absorb those disagreements without violence or tyranny.
The US midterm election was filled with racial issues, another example to the world of how to confront a difficult topic. At least one country, Tunisia, has decided progress on race is possible.
Money does other things that are subtler yet in some ways just as concerning as outright corruption. And, in a bit of a shock, new research suggests that money doesn’t do something that many think it does.
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 5, 2018 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the Nov. 5, 2018 weekly magazine.