Past And Present Mingle In The Vibrant Markets Of Delhi

NEW DELHI — While growing up we were subjected, like most school-going children in this country, to rather boring texts in class. The texts were taught by teachers who were even less ...

Why Some Foreigners Like Italy's Anti-Migrant League Party

Social media dialogue and reader comments on news stories suggest that the far-right's xenophobic rhetoric resonates for immigrants.

Why Colombia Should Legalize Coca And Leave Cocaine To Others

Coca leaf is part of the traditional fare of Andean people. So it is "absurd" and wasteful for Colombia to ban its cultivation to hinder cocaine production.

Germany, Norway, California: How To Boost Electric Car Sales

A new study shows Germany must look for other ways to convince automobile buyers to switch to electric cars. Shall we say: quota?


Why Sudan Should Matter To Us All

Beyond the geopolitical ramifications, what's happening in Sudan is our problem too. Between the violence from those in charge and the meaning of citizen movements, the stakes couldn't be higher.


Women (And Their Headscarves) Break Sport Barriers In Jordan

Allowing access for women in sports is about much more than sports. These groundbreaking women are fighting for the most basic freedoms.


How Ecology Could Be The Engine To Relaunch The Economy

Overproduction has become a blight not just to the planet, but to profitability itself. It's time for economics to revise its idea of the cost-benefit relationship.


Flexibility First: Time To Reinvent Business Management

To survive and prosper, large firms must have adaptable leaders and constantly revise targets and performance.


Refugee v. Migrant? What We're Missing In Immigration Debate

By distinguishing between refugees and migrants, international law underestimates the plight of people displaced by poverty and climate change.


Parisian Visitors And Natives

"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast." Now unlike Ernest Hemingway, ...


Visiting A Surprisingly Quiet And Cheerful Side Of Caracas

A recent trip to Caracas showed a city where many people continue to function for better or worse, and where the rich are still living large.


Memories Of Tiananmen And A Passing Yugoslav-Chinese Flirt

I was not at Tiananmen those weeks in the spring 1989, when thousands of students occupied the square, demanding more room in a modernizing China. Nor was I there in those horrid hours between the ...


Roberto Saviano On The Importance Of Airing Dirty Laundry

Sure, Naples has sun, sea and amazing pizza. But it's also violent and corrupt, and there's no point in pretending otherwise. A look from Italian city's celebrated author.


German Youth: Running Low On Hope

Germany's first post-War generation had cause for optimism. But their descendants have a different, darker outlook, poll numbers suggest.

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Watch: OneShot — UNICEF Against Child Labor

First adopted in 1989, the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child is "the most complete statement of children's rights ever produced." Since then, 196 countries and non-state ...


Alt Energy In Argentina: Wind-Powered Homes Of Patagonia

Wind-powered homes are expected to generate power and kickstart development in a "dreamy" but isolated part of the southern province of Santa Cruz.


Profile 360° → Sara Gama, A Radical Reset For Italian Soccer

Italian soccer has had its fair share of icons — and prejudices. With the Women's World Cup underway, it's time to rewrite the rules of the beautiful game for the beautiful country.


Mexico-China Trade: Looking For A Green Alternative To Trump

Instead of perpetuating an established propensity toward "asymmetrical" trade ties, Mexico can boost relations with China with an eye on environmentally-friendly opportunities.


70 Years On, Germans Find Pride In Their Constitution

Against a tide of right-wing nationalism, Germany's Basic Law — with its emphasis on fundamental rights — is as relevant now as it was 70 years ago, when it first appeared.