The Christian Science Monitor3 min readFood & Wine
In Which I Discover That Coleslaw Is Not So Simple
How hard could the recipe be, right? Five ingredients, the most obvious of which is cabbage.
The Christian Science Monitor5 min readFashion & Beauty
Want Culturally Aware Fashion? Involve More Designers Of Color.
Fashion labels are scrambling to address accusations of cultural insensitivity and racism. One solution: greater inclusion in the design phase.
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Both Parties Agree Infrastructure Needs Fixing. So Why Hasn’t It Happened?
Infrastructure is one of the few areas where congressional leaders can agree. So why hasn’t there been more progress?
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In California Town Destroyed By Fire, A Search For Meaning
Last fall’s Camp fire killed 85 people, razed almost 14,000 homes, and displaced more than 50,000 residents in and around Paradise.
The Christian Science Monitor3 min readPolitics
The Drumbeat For Impeachment Is Growing. Can Nancy Pelosi Stop It?
An April CNN poll found that 69% of Democratic voters want Congress to start impeachment proceedings, though only 37% of Americans overall agree.
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Russia Looks For US To Propose 'Bigger, Better' Arms Control
A few months ago, many were saying nuclear arms control was dead. But Mike Pompeo said it was on the agenda of his trip to Russia last week.
The Christian Science Monitor6 min readSociety
How US Abortion Wars Translated Into Battle Over 4 Words At UN
Debate over a U.N. resolution on sexual violence in warfare became an international battlefield in the U.S. fight over abortion.
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Superhero Fatigue? Try These Alien-free Summer Movies.
If you prefer films where the only special effect is an unexpected laugh or tear, here’s a movie list full of antidotes to all the action and aliens.
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College Grads With Well-packed Parachutes
The class of ’19 brings resilient skills into a job market hungry for workers who think critically.
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Cash For Trees: Homegrown Carbon Offset Program Bears Fruit
Carbon offsets are a key part of industrialized nations’ climate action plans. But what do they look like on the ground?
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Superhero Fatigue? Try These Alien-free Summer Movies.
If you prefer films where the only special effect is an unexpected laugh or tear, here’s a movie list full of antidotes to all the action and aliens.
The Christian Science Monitor6 min readSociety
How US Abortion Wars Translated Into Battle Over 4 Words At UN
Debate over a U.N. resolution on sexual violence in warfare became an international battlefield in the U.S. fight over abortion.
The Christian Science Monitor3 min readPolitics
The Drumbeat For Impeachment Is Growing. Can Nancy Pelosi Stop It?
An April CNN poll found that 69% of Democratic voters want Congress to start impeachment proceedings, though only 37% of Americans overall agree.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min readPolitics
Russia Looks For US To Propose 'Bigger, Better' Arms Control
A few months ago, many were saying nuclear arms control was dead. But Mike Pompeo said it was on the agenda of his trip to Russia last week.
The Christian Science Monitor4 min read
Uber’s Founders Have Cashed In. How About The Drivers?
Uber relies on an army of drivers whom it refuses to call employees. But some see its “Partner Protection” plan as a model for the gig economy.
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Europe’s Sanctuary Movement: Why Churches Enter Immigration Debate
Churches step in to protect asylum-seekers from being deported, embroiling themselves in Europe’s fraught immigration debate.
The Christian Science Monitor5 min readSociety
From Women’s Rights Activist To Supreme Court Chief: Meet Meaza Ashenafi
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed Ms. Ashenafi the Supreme Court’s first female chief, one of many women named to Ethiopia’s top positions.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min readScience
Seeing Red In Unfair Green Deals
In Australia, a surprise victory for a pro-coal party shows the need worldwide to ensure economic justice in tackling climate change.
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Car Trouble: How Symbol Of Freedom Became A Ball And Chain
A record 7 million Americans are 90 days or more delinquent on car loans, a new report finds. U.S. auto debt is also at a record: $1.28 trillion.
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Car Trouble: How Symbol Of Freedom Became A Ball And Chain
A record 7 million Americans are 90 days or more delinquent on car loans, a new report finds. U.S. auto debt is also at a record: $1.28 trillion.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min readScience
Seeing Red In Unfair Green Deals
In Australia, a surprise victory for a pro-coal party shows the need worldwide to ensure economic justice in tackling climate change.
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Readers Write: New Monitor Design
New Monitor design I just received the newly formatted April 22 & 29 Weekly Print Edition. It’s absolutely marvelous – something to look forward to each week in the mail. The pictures enlivened the whole issue. The articles were clearly separate bu
The Christian Science Monitor2 min readPolitics
Food Aid For Hungry North Koreans?
A severe food shortage in the North opens a door for the South to provide aid and perhaps nudge progress in stalled talks on denuclearization.
The Christian Science Monitor7 min readPolitics
Florida Voters Gave Ex-felons Right To Vote. Then Lawmakers Stepped In.
Last fall Florida voters approved vote restoration for former felons. But under a bill formalizing the measure, not all those people can vote.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min readSociety
Points Of Progress: Preventing Extremism, And More
This is more than feel-good news – it's where the world is making concrete progress. A roundup of positive stories to inspire you.
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In Tokyo Rice Shop, Loyalty To A Sacred Staple
Rice can seem nearly synonymous with Japan, but consumption has shrunk by half. Do rice shops have a future?
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As Southern Spain Dries Up, Its Farmers Get Inventive
Climate change threatens to turn southern Spain’s farmland into desert. Farmers are employing regenerative agriculture to fight back.
The Christian Science Monitor7 min readPolitics
Florida Voters Gave Ex-felons Right To Vote. Then Lawmakers Stepped In.
Last fall Florida voters approved vote restoration for former felons. But under a bill formalizing the measure, not all those people can vote.
The Christian Science Monitor2 min readPolitics
Food Aid For Hungry North Koreans?
A severe food shortage in the North opens a door for the South to provide aid and perhaps nudge progress in stalled talks on denuclearization.
The Christian Science Monitor7 min readPolitics
Trump Lowered Tensions With Iran: Why He Had To Step In
President Trump recently has seemed out of step with his national security team, on both Venezuela and Iran. He had to step in to lower tensions.
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