International

05/27/2016 - 11:00am

    Israel has recently been under intense criticism on the world stage. Some of it, like the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (BDS) campaign, is a campus movement to destroy Israel masquerading as a political critique. But a lot of it is also driven by Israel’s desire to destroy itself — thanks to...

05/13/2016 - 4:00pm

    Corruption is a morally charged word. When we say someone is corrupt, we don't just mean that a person broke a rule or failed to meet an expectation. The word implies something is rotten at its core, that something fundamental has been betrayed. The power of the...

05/12/2016 - 3:00pm

    Father Daniel Berrigan died Saturday at 94. The longtime peace activist gained national attention in 1968 when he and eight others, including his brother Philip (also a priest), burned draft records taken from a Selective Service office in Maryland. Decades later, he...

05/08/2016 - 12:00am

    The record influx of Muslim refugees last year coincided with a sharp decline in the number of violent anti-Semitic incidents in major European countries, many of which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis.

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05/06/2016 - 7:00am

    Things are terrible here in Portugal, but not quite as terrible as they were a couple of years ago. The same thing can be said about the European economy as a whole. That is, I guess, the good news.

    The bad...

05/04/2016 - 7:00pm

    Prime Minister David Cameron should, if the pollsters and bookmakers are right, win his campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. But if things go wrong between now and the June referendum his biggest challenge will be to persuade the poor, for whom he has done...

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