By Minxin Pei
Rejection of democracy in any form was fundamental to Deng’s viewpoint.
By Peter Sutherland
As a result of various ostensibly minor issues, the likelihood of a British exit seems to be increasing—which fundamentally alters the importance of the vote in Scotland.
By Michel Rocard
We live in a time of progress and folly. From bullet trains to the Mars rover, humanity has an insatiable appetite for pushing boundaries and breaking records. But, while radical ambition can drive progress, it can also fuel recklessness and large-scale devastation, as we see today in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, western China and elsewhere. In an age of extremes, how can peace be achieved?
By Christine Chemnitz
, Shefali Sharma
Factory-style livestock production is a critical driver of agricultural industrialization. Its remorseless expansion is contributing to climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss, and human-rights violations—all to satisfy Western societies’ unhealthy appetite for cheap meat.
By Gordon Brown
The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of ensuring by December 2015 that every school-age child is actually in school.