Category Archives: US Politics

How Rob Ford Could Win

His opponents are up against the bizarre logic that pushed the crack-smoking Toronto mayor to ascend and survive. But how far are voters willing to go for an agenda they support?

China’s Hidden Jews

In Kaifeng, where Sephardic Jews from the Silk Road settled in the 12th century, their descendants are rediscovering long-last religious practices and petitioning Israel for recognition.