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Readers Write: Pairing Religion With Higher Education
Letters to the editor for the August 2, 2021 weekly magazine. Readers discuss experiences with religion and local solutions to the outdoor divide.
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‘I Need To Vote.’ Why More Asian Americans Are Staking A Political Claim.
Asian Americans say their community is experiencing a broad political awakening as people mobilize against a surge in racism during the pandemic.
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In A Return To Camelot, ‘The Green Knight’ Considers The Price Of Honor
“The Green Knight,” a film based on a medieval Arthurian poem, examines the historical demands of chivalry and the timeless quest for dignity.
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After Unprecedented Protests, ‘Cubans Need A Response Now’
Cubans angered by their government’s economic and social failures have turned the revolutionary “Homeland or Death” into a more hopeful slogan.
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With Moratorium Lifting, Can US Avoid Avalanche Of Evictions?
A nationwide moratorium on evictions is set to expire July 31. But there is hope for renters who need help – emergency assistance is still available.
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The Stampede Into National Parks
Ready to get back into nature, visitors are overwhelming some U.S. national parks. Smart planning can help improve the experience.
The Christian Science Monitor6 min de lectureAmerican Government
As Pandemic Shifts, So Does Some Americans’ View Of It
Americans were in two camps, with different views of vaccines and the pandemic, before the delta variant. There is evidence thought is shifting.
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What’s Combat Like For A Drone Operator? Up Close And Personal.
Reliance on drones in warfare poses new challenges for the soldiers who operate them and could help redefine what courage means in the military.
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Why A Yearlong Wait Is A Boon For US Water Polo
The Tokyo Olympics’ delay has cost many athletes. But for others, like U.S. water polo’s Kaleigh Gilchrist, it made competing possible.
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Grab Your Oar: ‘Jungle Cruise’ Takes Viewers On A Wild Ride
Spirited “Jungle Cruise” is fueled by energetic acting that helps it to rise above its commercial origins.
The Christian Science Monitor7 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Small County’s Big Role In War On Drugs
The recent killing of Andrew Brown Jr. by police points to how the war on drugs has shaped the relationship between police and the Black community.
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Want To Recycle Better? Get Manufacturers Involved.
Producer responsibility laws put the incentive to create recyclable packaging back in the hands of those who make it.
The Christian Science Monitor5 min de lectureWorld
To Curb Urban Flooding, China Is Building ‘Sponge Cities.’ Do They Work?
China’s “sponge cities” program to absorb rainwater was severely tested by last week’s record downpour in the central city of Zhengzhou.
The Christian Science Monitor3 min de lectureDiscrimination & Race Relations
‘How The Word Is Passed’: The Stories We Tell About Race
Poet, scholar, and writer Clint Smith delves into the past – both personal and collective – to unravel the tangled history of race in America.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min de lectureInternational Relations
A Welcome Warming Between The Koreas
After an especially chilly period, North and South Korea are talking to each other again. That alone doesn't solve any big issues. But it’s a start.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min de lecturePopular Culture & Media Studies
More Inclusive Courts, From Canada To Colombia
In our progress roundup, Canada appoints a nonwhite justice, and Colombia’s Constitutional Court translates from Spanish to 26 Indigenous languages.
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Something More Than Gold: How US Gymnasts Earned Silver
After Simone Biles’ exit from the team gymnastics finals, her teammates rallied for a silver medal – and showed their support for her difficult call.
The Christian Science Monitor3 min de lectureSecurity
Can Diplomacy Get Global Cyberwarriors To Sheathe Their Swords?
Washington would like an international treaty to curb cyberwarfare. Other actors in the cybersphere are unconvinced now, but they too are vulnerable.
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Why Katie Ledecky’s Gold Represents Something Bigger At The Games
Katie Ledecky’s gold in the 1,500-meter freestyle was more than a personal win. The sport’s Olympic debut for women is one more step toward gender equality.
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Latest Solution For The Global Food Supply? Less (waste) Is More.
A U.N. pre-summit is highlighting a shift in thinking on how to improve the world’s food supply. Reduce food waste, and not just at fancy restaurants.
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Summer School Re-imagined: Sword Fighting, Gardening, And Closing The Gap
Can a summer make up for a “lost year” of education? Tulsa, Oklahoma, is one of several cities trying to re-imagine summer school in the midst of the pandemic.
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‘The God Beat’: Journalists Reflect On Questions Of Meaning And Transcendence
A collection of articles and essays explores how journalists wrestle with faith, doubt, solidarity, and protest.
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The General Who Let Robert E. Lee Get Away
General Meade’s Union troops routed Lee at Gettysburg, and let the Confederate soldiers retreat to safety. A new book defends his actions.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min de lectureInternational Relations
Why Biden’s 'Drop By' With Belarus Opposition Leader Matters
The president signaled support for democracy over autocracy, after failing to meet with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya last week.
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A Push To Get India’s Folk Musicians Heard – And Paid
The Anahad Foundation aims to help Indian folk musicians bring their art to a wider audience – and make a sustainable income, too.
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Tech That Preserves Languages And Cultures
Many forces in the modern world are squeezing out the use of traditional tongues. But apps such as Woolaroo may help to save them.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min de lectureCrime & Violence
Free Speech? Hong Kong Trial Ends In Guilty Verdict For Protester.
The first conviction of a protester under Hong Kong’s new security law underscores how far free speech has been throttled in the city.
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Wish We Were There: Athletes’ Parents Work Around Olympics Ban
Adaptability may be the name of the game for Tokyo Olympics – and not only for the athletes. Parents are finding new ways to support their Olympians.
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‘You Held The Line’: Police Heroism In Spotlight At Jan. 6 Hearing
Police testified about defending the Capitol at an emotional congressional hearing, where their courage shone through the swirling politics.
The Christian Science Monitor6 min de lecturePolitical Ideologies
‘Coup’ In Tunisia: Why Arab Spring’s Last Light Is Dimming
In Tunisia, a presidential power grab that seized on deadlock and pandemic pressures is winning support among a public increasingly down on democracy.
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