Leaders of India and China are meeting this weekend, as are those of the Koreas. Perhaps the region’s historic disputes over land are yielding to a need for common prosperity.
The recent upheaval in Western democracies has several causes, but perhaps the greatest is this: How are they coming to terms with their shifting role in the global economy?
A roundup of global commentary for the April 23, 2018-April 30, 2018 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the April 23, 2018-April 30, 2018 weekly magazine.
A wave of recent apologies by public figures requires a fine discernment to understand when someone does right for the original offense.
For most white-collar crimes, such as corruption, more countries are following a US practice of legal leniency toward companies that confess and reform.
Two historic summits in coming weeks reflect a bold vision by the South Korean leader to probe the North’s potential shift toward a peaceful peninsula.
Public outcry over the rape of a girl hints at a growing confidence to confront old attitudes toward women and girls. The confidence may come from a dramatic success in reducing child marriages.
The pessimism that prevails after Trump degraded Syria’s chemical weapons reflects a wider pessimism about progress in human rights. But does the evidence support such naysayers. And are they defeating their own cause?
Like other girls in her south Indian village, Kousalya Radakrishnan was told to stay at home, marry young, and have lots of babies. If she and a number of her teenage friends had listened, her village would have worse sanitation, fewer library books, and no streetlights.
A roundup of global commentary for the April 16, 2018 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the April 16, 2018 weekly magazine.