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Migration is one of the world’s most pressing issues. Western democracy is being reshaped by how people live – or don’t – with different cultures.
The world tends toward binaries. “I am indigenous” or “I am Spanish,” for instance. “I am both” seems harder to wrap our heads around.
In exploring the reasons behind the NRA’s influence, you find a lesson on the evolution of American politics, and why the group’s clout may be waning.
Bobi Wine’s platform in Uganda is alluring, though it has no policy other than “people power.” Is he a new kind of leader, or just another strongman?
Ravil Izhmukhametov sits outside his family’s house in the village of Sibilyakovo in Omsk region, Russia, Sept. 1, 2019.
None of the problems facing the world are unsolvable. A program supported by Melinda Gates is transforming a society’s view of women in Senegal.
Western environmentalism has been built on the concept that humans and conservation are incompatible. But malama ‘aina offers a different perspective.
Can a country be too diverse for democracy to work? India’s only path to superpower status lies in proving that the answer is no.
The 1619 Project from The New York Times, AfricanAncestry.com, and more: Our Sept. 9 cover story tracks the new American conversation on race.
In this week’s cover story, staff writer Harry Bruinius looks at the Queens borough of New York, the most linguistically diverse spot on the planet.
A moment when the veil of the everyday world was drawn back, Woodstock revealed what its attendees hoped the world could be.
Three Monitor staffers are enrolled in the program, which helps young journalists develop their skills.
The Monitor hosted two journalists through the Mandela Washington Fellowship; it was a reminder of the connection the Monitor had with Nelson Mandela.
Modern life often seems to encourage the pursuit of meaningless goals. Could a return to small-town life bring a deeper joy to Americans?
Do you remember where you were on July 20, 1969, when the Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon? The event has now almost reached mythic status.
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