by Emma Sokoloff-Rubin: On Mobility In mid-July, a teenager I had worked with for three weeks asked me if I knew where he was from. I thought Gaza, but I didn’t know for sure. I knew Mohammad was Israeli or Palestinian or maybe Egyptian. I knew he wasn’t afraid of heights, that he was 15...
What Italy taught me about the power of protest.
This Expo, the first to be hosted in a developing country, was less of a kaleidescope of futuristic ambitions than a shrine to questionable points of national pride.
While the trip did not strike me as voyeuristic, the poverty felt cheapened when the guides pointed it out in attempt to evoke in us a sense of pathos.
But this isn't a tirade against fast food: it's one about health policy, or lack thereof in Indonesia's case.
by Rebecca Distler
In China, money can buy beauty, but not happiness.
by Joanna Cornell
Will the demands of a religious minority hold Israel back?
In managing the international arms trade, we must act now, even if it means leaving the largest battles for later.
by Shashwat Udit
For my family, stepping down the path of journalism is cause for fear as well as hope.