International

01/29/2015 - 11:44pm

    The United States and Europe have a lot in common. Both are multicultural and democratic; both are immensely wealthy; both possess currencies with global reach. Both, unfortunately, experienced giant housing and credit bubbles between 2000 and 2007, and suffered painful slumps when the bubbles burst....

01/23/2015 - 2:19am

    One song President Obama probably isn't singing to himself right now is "The Last Time I Saw Paris."

    In failing to put in an appearance at the mass street demonstration against the...

01/23/2015 - 2:18am

    As one group of Islamic militants was waging war in Paris, another was slaughtering vast numbers of civilians in Baga in northern Nigeria - as many as 2,000, according to Amnesty International; "only" 150, according to the Nigerian government....

01/23/2015 - 2:16am

    President Barack Obama was criticized for failing to attend, or send a proper surrogate to, the giant anti-terrorism march in Paris on Sunday. That criticism was right. But it is typical of American politics today that we focus on this and not what would...

01/15/2015 - 5:06am

       An extended video released last week of the shooting death of Tamir Rice in Cleveland appears to show an unconscionable level of human depravity on the part of the officer who shot him, a stunning disregard for the value of his life and a...

01/15/2015 - 5:05am

    Je ne suis pas Charlie.

    I am not Charlie, although they have my sympathies and support.

    Like other Americans of good will, I am appalled by...

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