Will another mass shooting alter the debate over gun laws? Not unless both sides deal with a common fear of gun violence and admit a mutual desire for community safety.
A court case on partisan gerrymandering will test if the justices want the courts, rather than voters, to define the identity of voting districts.
Those tales of poise, sacrifice, and compassion after the Oct. 1 shooting are a necessary antidote. Americans must not mirror the evil motives behind mass violence.
Between two people who in all likelihood had wildly different views of what is good for America, there was a moment of grace and humility.
A roundup of global commentary for the Oct. 2, 2017 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Oct. 2, 2017 weekly magazine.
The US rose in a global ranking on competitiveness, in part because its innovation ‘ecosystem’ lessens fears for entrepreneurs.
The UN focus on Myanmar’s atrocities toward the Rohingya may need a new approach, one that speaks to the ‘ordinary virtues’ of the country’s majority.
Allowing women to drive cars signals the kingdom’s wider desire for an innovative, knowledge-based economy. Placing limits on women is not the road to such a goal.
Performers and other artists rose to the occasion after recent hurricanes and other recent tragedies. The arts can play a crucial role in healing a community of fear and trauma.
Germany follows France in holding an election in which voters showed a new independence from the main parties and seem to seek a different political identity.