Countries from Iraq to Colombia are now seeking reconciliation after war or dictatorship. One country, Rwanda, shows what can be done.
One probable reason for the steady rise in high school graduation rates may lie in higher expectations of schools and in teacher attitudes toward students.
The Supreme Court could open the floodgates to legal betting on sports, a move that would need citizens, not just state lawmakers and sports leagues, to be involved in weighing the potential costs, such as match-fixing and underage gambling.
Not every idea will work. Most won’t change the world all by themselves. But all point to a mental diligence that refuses to sit still and accept the problems of the present as unsolvable.
A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 04, 2017 weekly magazine.
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 4, 2017 weekly magazine.