Disaster experts point to a community’s devotion to qualities such as trust, patience, listening, and equality as essential to planning and achieving a recovery. Houston’s success in its rescue efforts gives it a head start.
The knowledge of Kim Jong-un’s ultimate impotence is an important armament of a different sort. It helps weaponize how we think about evil worldwide.
A roundup of global commentary for the Sept. 4, 2017 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Sept. 4, 2017 weekly magazine.
Britain imposes a record fine on a gambling site that failed to screen customers who had gambled despite signaling they wanted to be self-excluded. Both the gambling industry and its regulators worldwide must be more diligent.
The Central American country, after a decade of progress against graft, defies a president’s backsliding and again sets a model for the hemisphere.
The accuracy in forecasting the hurricane helped Texas better prepare and shows the ongoing desire to live in rapport with nature by improving the intelligence of meteorology.
The world is less violent today because of restraint by people or nations in justifying the use of violence to prevent violence against them. That trend should not be easily reversed as the US ponders attacking North Korea or as groups in the US justify violence at public protests. Humanity has grown in its understanding and use of empathy as a tool for peace.
As floods hit Texas, world water experts met at a global conference. One theme: How water crises drive cooperation more than conflict.
Politicians are trying to address voter concerns about corruption in every which way. But the best answer might be to look inward.
A new school year is full of possibility. In some cases, that can mean overcoming pernicious stereotypes about students' limitations.