The New York Times - United States

Argentina’s Transformative Election

President-elect Mauricio Macri has signaled that he intends to chart a new course and will expand trade with the United States and Europe.

Posted on 27 November 2015 @ 4:30 pm

Bernie Sanders Gets Immigration Policy Right

The senator’s plan starts with the right premise: that immigrants should be welcomed and assimilated, not criminalized and exploited.

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 5:00 am

Treating Mental Illness in New York, From All Angles

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a citywide initiative to tackle mental illness and addiction.

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 5:00 am

What It Will Take to Fight the Next Epidemic

Wholesale changes must be made in the global response to diseases like Ebola.

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 5:00 am

Repugnant Religious Litmus Tests

Offering refuge to some faiths while denying it to others is unacceptable.

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 4:30 pm

A Better Way to Screen for Prostate Cancer

It is time to focus on ways to use the screening test more effectively.

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 5:00 am

One Jet Closer to a Wider Confrontation

Turkey’s downing of a Russian fighter jet added new uncertainty to an already complicated Syrian civil war.

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 5:00 am

The Philadelphia Inquirer - United States

Appreciating the supreme moment.

By Emily Smith
Death and kairos are very different words but can be easily paired together when experiencing the passing of a loved one.

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 12:47 pm

Worldview: Celebrating American values

During the Thanksgiving season I normally give thanks to my grandparents for fleeing Russia in 1905 and to America for taking them in.

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 12:41 pm

Proud poultry

Based on its propensity to steal other birds’ fish, Ben Franklin once judged the eagle "a rank coward" and "a bird of bad moral character." He was therefore pleased that one official rendition of the national symbol looked more like a

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 12:38 pm

Put cameras outside bars

By Samara Rosenfeld
Around 5:30 on Thanksgiving afternoon, I received a chilling text from my friend. It read, "Guys, Shane is missing."

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 6:35 am

President Obama’s Thanksgiving message

President’s message
Rooted in a story of generosity and partnership, Thanksgiving offers an opportunity for us to express our gratitude for the gifts we have and to show our appreciation for all we hold dear. Today, as we give of ourselves in service to others and spend cher

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 6:35 am

Airport pay isn’t soaring

As travelers pass through airports on their way to visit their families this Thanksgiving, they should take note of the people pushing grandma’s wheelchair, loading dad’s golf clubs, or quietly mopping the terminal.

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 6:38 am

Worried, but not panicked

The man in the camouflage vest stands with gun-toting goons, and, in the background, a missile launcher sits atop a flatbed truck. In the video, he gesticulates wildly and shouts in Arabic.

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 6:37 am

The Telegraph - Great Britain

I voted against bombing Syria in 2013. Here’s why this time is different

A Consevative MP who opposed war against Assad explains why he is now likely to back David Cameron’s campaign against Isil

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 4:49 pm

Paying for a care home: a new answer to the problem

The Money Lab: making the wrong decisions about paying for a care home is all too easy – and could cost your family hundreds of thousands of pounds, says Owain Wright

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 3:32 pm

Meet the quirky Third World entrepreneurs who do more good than the do-gooders

Aid helps improve a bad situation, but entrepreneurship can transform it

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 2:00 pm

Action in Syria could restore Britain’s global credibility

The decision to reject bombing Syria in 2013 was viewed with contempt in America – now Mr Cameron is trying to repair Britain’s reputation

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 1:22 pm

Britain has a moral obligation to intervene militarily in Syria

David Cameron has made a powerful case to start bombing Isil in Syria. MPs on all sides of the House should now give him their unqualified support

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 12:33 pm

Syria will be the spark for an open Labour rebellion

Jeremy Corbyn’s stance on military action against Isil will give the shadow cabinet no choice but to set themselves against their leader

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 12:19 pm

George Osborne must do more than salami-slicing benefits

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement changes on welfare solved the tax credits headache, but really lacked ambition

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 11:20 am

Globe and Mail - Canada

The spirit of the Commonwealth needs to be revived – and quickly

The Commonwealth, on education, development, human rights and diversity, can be a force for good – one that is desperately needed in these troubled times.

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 3:17 pm

Is yoga culturally oppressive? That’s a stretch

Critics say it’s just another rip-off of an ancient spiritual practice from people we have systematically oppressed

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 12:00 pm

CBC has proved it can withstand the axe

The Liberals should look carefully before restoring the funding cut by the previous government

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 11:00 am

Quebec needed a wake-up call, and Charbonneau delivered

We should thank the commission for a truly painful raising of awareness on corruption in the province

Posted on 26 November 2015 @ 11:00 am

Trudeau is discriminating against single, straight male refugees. Why is he afraid?

I write this not as a man born to a Muslim family, nor a law student, but as the son of immigrants

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 8:48 pm

Really good-looking Canadians demand no less from their leader

As the world’s most beautiful body politic, Canada expects flawless human perfection

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 8:22 pm

Predators target indigenous women because of sex trade work. We need answers – not excuses

Globe and Mail report has determined indigenous women seven times more likely to be victim of a serial murderer

Posted on 25 November 2015 @ 5:41 pm

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