• Readers write: Netflix in Africa, Kennedy's prohibition role, and superlative essayist
  • May 25, 2019

    Netflix tells more Africans: yours” in the April 22 & 29 issue. My book group read the young adult nonfiction novel “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” several years ago, and we decided that it should be required reading for middle school students. Your book review of “The ...
  • European elections: In Leipzig, a microcosm of Germany’s political scene
  • May 24, 2019

    Leipzig is a lively and broadminded town, the fastest growing in Germany and a cultural beacon. It celebrates Johann Sebastian Bach, who lived and worked here, and the city also hosts festivals for Goths, techno fans, and punks.
  • Mideast peace plan’s rocky start: Did US misread Arab politics?
  • May 24, 2019

    The first phase of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Middle East peace, a summit in Bahrain to discuss economic investment in the Palestinians, is already beginning to look like a major miscalculation. The announcement this week of the June 25-26 event was met with a wave of derision among ...
  • Why the SAT needs a character check
  • May 24, 2019

    To help more disadvantaged students get into higher education, the College Board has come up with a scoring metric beyond its own SAT test, which measures only verbal and math skills. Relying on public data, it looks at 15 factors in neighborhoods and schools that might negatively influence a ...

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