COMMENTARY

US should support peace talks between Russia and Ukraine to end war

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Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development. He is a University Professor at Columbia University, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at...

How India Is going beyond safety nets to economic empowerment

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The evolution of welfare states from the Bismarckian model to contemporary iterations represents a broadening of perspectives on the state's role in social welfare and economic dynamism. Initially, the Bismarckian welfare state was a...

Cut emissions to zero

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Animal agriculture currently accounts for around 14.5% of the total GHG emissions in the world. Besides the emissions problem, there is also the issue of dairy and meat industries contributing to water shortage, especially...

How to evaluate the memory of anybody, Including the President

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A media furor has developed over whether the president of the United States has such severe memory problems as to question his capacity to lead the free world. "My memory is fine," he insisted in a surprise...

Should you sleep with your best friend on valentine’s day?

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Psychologists report a surprising finding on link between friendship and romance: There may be more than one pathway to romance beyond just two strangers meeting each other Two strangers meeting each other tends to be the...

Beyond the age of hegemony

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In the 16th century, Spain became the first global empire. By the 19th century, Britain became a global hegemon. After World War II, the US took over as the new global hegemon. Now America’s power is fading and some Americans fear that China will be...

A New Form of Legal Terrorism Against Men in India: Section 69 of the...

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In 2005, in the case of Sushil Kumar vs. Union of India, the Supreme Court classified the misuse of Section 498A as legal terrorism. This law had been in effect for over two decades,...

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2023: Insights and Challenges for South Asia

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The United Nations Development Programme and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative have recently unveiled the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index for 2023. This index gathers data from a whopping 110 developing countries, comprising...

Does Gaza MRI Scanner Weapons Discovery by IDF Ignore What Magnets Do to Metal?

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern about the fate of the head of Gaza City’s al-Shifa Hospital, Muhammad Abu Salmiya, who was detained by Israel this week. He is apparently being questioned about...

MT View on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israel Must Proceed Cautiously

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Since Hamas invaded Israel on October 7, more than 4,000 people have died in the conflict. More than a million people have been told to leave northern Gaza, probably in preparation for an impending ground...