International

03/05/2015 - 7:54pm

    For generations, Americans and others have been donating trees to Israel through the Jewish National Fund.

    "Planting a tree in Israel is the perfect way to show you care," the fund says on its website. An $18 donation buys a tree,...

02/19/2015 - 9:36pm

    We have been negotiating between the new and the old, the foreign and the familiar, tolerance and censorship forever. But digital communications and global commerce are remaking the world: Last year, there were more than 1 billion international travelers....

02/19/2015 - 9:32pm

    At least President Obama has broken the ice on Cuba, but let it not stop there. It is time to leave our bully role behind.

    At a time when we are so concerned about bullying in our schools and...

02/19/2015 - 9:29pm

    "The Gilded Age was not a golden age," says Tom Perez,the U.S. labor secretary. "America works best when employers and employees work together" - as they did not during the Gilded Age of the late 19th century and have not during the neo-...

02/19/2015 - 7:55pm

    Steve LeVine became interested in batteries in the wake of the financial crisis. LeVine is the Washington correspondent for Quartz, a news site covering the global economy, and he sensed, he told me recently, "a loss of confidence in the U.S. in our...

02/19/2015 - 7:47pm

    What you make of Greece's predicament depends on how you think it happened. Greece was either a drug addict whose wealthy friend and enabler loaned it money to buy recreational pharmaceuticals; now, the friend is demanding its money back even though...

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