Even in a country and economy as large as China, sometimes the small stuff matters. Continue reading
Across Europe and scattered parts of the old British Empire, 2014 has been a centenary year in books and commemorations that ask yet again how great nations sleepwalked into the catastrophe of World War I. More happily this week, in an auditorium in Washington, former officials took note of how the U.S. and North Korea barely avoided slipping into a major war 20 years ago. Continue reading
The picture you probably have in your mind of autism is that of a child. But autism is almost always — if not always — a condition that lasts for life. We are the parents of a 22-year-old young man … Continue reading
It’s not often that two politicians can get together and claim to speak for more than a quarter of the world’s 7.2 billion people. That’s what will happen when President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister of Narendra Modi of India meet this week. Continue reading
- ‘He resents bloggers because he is a failed blogger himself. Obama should not quit his day job. Whatever that is.’
– New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait takes down President Barack Obama’s Huffington Post blog post on why Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.