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This is Rosa’s story – the story of an individual person’s drive to improve her lot in life, in the context of the Philippine economic conditions.
NASH JENKINS/MANILA There is no God in Caloocan City, not tonight. The lights have gone out in the window of the Catholic church in this Manila slum, and the hot rain falling on its streets isn’t enough to wash the stench of human sewage from the a
In the United States, the nones have it. The nones being people with no organized religion and increasingly no belief in God or a universal spiritual power. They have the momentum, attention, and an expectation that in the future they will become a m
The president-elect is issuing statements to world leaders that radically depart from U.S. foreign policy, and benefit his family’s corporate empire.
Some women prioritize career. Others prioritize their kids. It's those who try to juggle both who often feel they aren’t succeeding at either.
The U.S. must keep cool amid outbursts by the hotheaded president of its longtime ally
Why some people are withdrawing from mainstream society into “intentional communities”—and what the rest of the country can learn from them
Movies about brilliant scientific or mathematical minds often focus on their subject’s ego—not so with a new film about three African American women who worked at NASA in the ’60s.
AROUND 11 P.M. ON JULY 25, RESTITUTO Castro received an anonymous text message asking him to leave his house in northern Manila and go to the corner of the MacArthur Highway. Just hours earlier, the new Philippine President, 71-year-old Rodrigo Duter
The founder and executive chair of the World Economic Forum explains how society can have an identity crisis—and what a Precariat is
And how they’ll reverberate in the coming year
The president angers the West while tilting to Beijing | “We need to counter this adverse international press”
WE ARE TOLD OF LATE THAT WE MUST entertain whether technology can be a racist. Like when Google Photos, in 2015, algorithmically identified black people as gorillas. Or earlier this year when Microsoft’s Twitterbot Tay, designed to emulate human conv
WHEN JANET JACKSON announced in April she was postponing her highly anticipated Unbreakable world tour to focus on planning a family with her husband, Wissam Al Mana, 42, rumors immediately began to swirl that the singer was already pregnant with the
The wife of Princess Diana’s brother Charles opens up about raising their little girl in the royal’s former home—and her mission to help kids
THE FIRST CHALLENGE IN MAXIMIZING the impact of your charitable donation? Finding an organization that not only operates in the area you’re passionate about but also will use your money well. “People don’t always distinguish between a great cause and
As the death toll in the Philippines soars, those left behind confront a different life.
The 1988 John Waters film, newly adapted into an NBC live musical, presents a view of racial discrimination that’s by turns naïve and enlightening.
THE COUNTRY SINGER HAS A NEW ALBUM AND A HIT TV SHOW, BUT NOTHING BEATS HIS QUIET LIFE IN TENNESSEE
The second in a series of interviews between Ta-Nehisi Coates and the president
The new documentary returns to a safe haven for LGBTQ youths of color first examined in the landmark film Paris Is Burning.
What happens when the satisfaction of the president becomes an important business consideration?