Hong Kong trip opened my eyes to residents’ worries

My trip to Hong Kong coincided with the lead-up to huge protests against an extradition law. I now understand concerns over China's tightening grip.

0

I discovered a different Middle East in a desert and shop

I used to associate the Middle East with violence, devastation and instability. On a trip to Israel, I discovered hospitality and generosity.

1
dog

Dogs move from street to shelter in Colombia

Street dogs often suffer abuse. Some people find them a nuisance and a public health risk. We discovered a solution in an animal shelter in Bogotá.

0

From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream

I was raised in Guatemala, where I was expected to grow up fast and told that women are not meant to go to school. But I had other dreams.

0

Shocking survey jolts man’s convictions!

We all have our convictions. But the world's a complex place, where opposing viewpoints co-exist. Humility can be the first step to understanding.

0

From Flopnik and shame to a man on the moon

It's been 50 years since the U.S. put a man on the moon. It's worth recalling how the U.S. lagged at the start of the Space Age. And now, what…

0

Cricket outsider Afghanistan pursues an epic odyssey

Afghanistan is an unlikely home for the sport of cricket. But its national team has proudly clawed its way to the game's upper echelons.

0

Media savvy a key to populist parties’ success

Populist parties are the political groupings of the 21st century. Insurgents who get social media right can make big gains. But not all succeed.

0

Shocking survey jolts man’s convictions!

We all have our convictions. But the world's a complex place, where opposing viewpoints co-exist. Humility can be the first step to understanding.

0

I discovered a different Middle East in a desert and shop

I used to associate the Middle East with violence, devastation and instability. On a trip to Israel, I discovered hospitality and generosity.

1

From Guatemala to a U.S. university: my American Dream

I was raised in Guatemala, where I was expected to grow up fast and told that women are not meant to go to school. But I had other dreams.

0

From Flopnik and shame to a man on the moon

It's been 50 years since the U.S. put a man on the moon. It's worth recalling how the U.S. lagged at the start of the Space Age. And now, what…

0

Decoder: Why abortion is more than a political debate

Abortion is wrapped up in politics in many nations including the U.S. But one in four pregnancies ends in abortion, making it a global health issue.

2

Decoder: U.S.-Iran ties impaled on the past

Why are the U.S. and Iran at daggers drawn while Donald Trump has vowed to pull troops out of foreign wars? Mutual antagonism goes way back.

0

Breadth & depth: A sampling of News-Decoder’s best

News-Decoder has pulled together a dozen articles that showcase authors of all ages tackling complex issues with impartiality and fairness.

0

Two awards offered to news outlets working with youth

News organizations around the world that engage with youth are invited to apply for two awards that honor solid journalism.

0

Hewitt School in New York joins News-Decoder

Presence, empathy, research and purpose -- those are the academic pillars at the Hewitt School in New York, News-Decoder's newest partner.

1