Thinkers

  • The loss of Hillary Step lays the mountain open to more human destruction. We should remember we do not own these awesome places, no matter how many names we give them
  • An updated legacy
    04:45 pm By Joseph A. Kechichian, Senior Writer
    Egypt passes the leadership baton to Saudi Arabia, 50 years after the 1967 War
  • Gwadar will be an economic game changer
    04:43 pm By Sajjad Ashraf, Special to Gulf News
    The Pakistan port, operated by China, will also benefit countries in Central Asia and the Middle East as it helps unhindered flow of energy and goods
  • Crafty Lula won’t give it up all too soon
    04:43 pm By Joel Pinheiro Da Fonseca
    The former Brazilian president could very well wriggle out of the bribery allegations against him to return to power in next year’s elections
  • The Republicans who took on Richard Nixon
    04:41 pm By Michael Koncewicz
    Without the civil servants inside the administration who stood in the way of the White House’s most nefarious plans, the US could have succumbed to a serious constitutional crisis
  • The flood of information from experts and peers on social media can be totally overwhelming for parents
  • In the wake of the horror in Manchester, let us stand in solidarity with the victims of the attack and not become the society the terrorists want to create
  • The result would be better health coverage for more Americans and a clear path towards an affordable coverage for all
  • You still need your brain
    04:40 pm By Daniel T. Willingham
    Google is good at finding information, but the brain beats it in two essential ways — context and speed
  • His anti-austerity manifesto has been therapeutic, renewing his party’s identity and sense of moral purpose
  • Facebook should protect the public
    May 23, 2017 By Suzanne Moore
    The Facebook Files series has exposed the confused set of guidelines that underpin its moderation of images of suicide and non­sexual child abuse
  • The Middle East needs a back-up plan
    May 23, 2017 By Gordon Robison, Special to Gulf News
    Trump’s political fortunes at home may determine whether he can deliver on the commitments he is making abroad
  • No end in sight for Thailand’s military rule
    May 23, 2017 By Kannikar Petchkaew
    Despite promises for a return to democracy, the country’s military rulers remain firmly in control, while activists are running scared
  • The spring of GOP discontent
    May 23, 2017 By Michael Tomasky
    Republicans are about to learn just how ill-conceived and unpopular the Republican legislative agenda really is
  • Nothing fires up a media storm like a sighting of a dead sea monster no one can identify. However much scientists shout ‘It’s a whale!’
  • We aren’t built to live in the moment
    May 23, 2017 By Martin E.P. Seligman and John Tierney
    What best distinguishes human beings from other animals is our foresight, as scientists are just beginning to recognise