This Isn’t the First Time Christians Have Opposed A Racial Justice Movement

This Isn't the First Time Christians Have Opposed A Racial Justice Movement

In the wake of the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd, a remarkable number of white people have joined the #BlackLivesMatter movement – even some evangelical Christian celebrities not known for making overt political statements. Joel Osteen, for example, participated in a #BLM march in his hometown of Houston to support the Floyd family.

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Americans Want More, Not Less, Immigration for First Time

Americans Want More, Not Less, Immigration for First Time

Thirty-four percent of Americans, up from 27% a year ago, would prefer to see immigration to the U.S. increased. This is the highest support for expanding immigration Gallup has found in its trend since 1965. Meanwhile, the percentage favoring decreased immigration has fallen to a new low of 28%, while 36% think it should stay at the present level.

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For the forgotten men of 1st Platoon, Trump’s pardon of an officer they helped convict of murder is a crushing betrayal

For the forgotten men of 1st Platoon, Trump's pardon of an officer they helped convict of murder is a crushing betrayal

Only a few hours had passed since President Donald Trump pardoned 1st Lt. Clint Lorance and the men of 1st Platoon were still trying to make sense of how it was even possible. How could a man they blamed for ruining their lives, an officer the Army convicted of second-degree murder and other charges, be forgiven so easily? How could their president allow him to just walk free?

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The Pandemic Is the World’s Long Overdue Reality Check

The Pandemic Is the World's Long Overdue Reality Check

Something may have broken—or rather, begun to break—last month when U.S. President Donald Trump held an indoor rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma in open defiance of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic and found, to his shock and outrage, that his own supporters had failed to show up. That something is the politics of alternate reality that he and other illiberal populists have ridden to power in recent years.

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Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear

Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear

German lawmakers have finalized the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn’t ambitious enough and free marketeers criticize as a waste of taxpayers’ money. Bills approved by both houses of parliament Friday envision shutting down the last coal-fired power plant by 2038 and spending some $45 billion to help affected regions cope with the transition.

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Veganism, Coronavirus and global wellbeing.

Veganism, Coronavirus and global wellbeing.

With Coronavirus affecting every person on the planet, discussing something seemingly trivial like veganism could be seen as insensitive. However, it may take a global disaster for people to finally realise the link between the exploitation of animals and human suffering.

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Robin Williams, an Acid Trip, and Moral Panic: The Story of “Blame Canada” at the Oscars

Robin Williams, an Acid Trip, and Moral Panic: The Story of "Blame Canada" at the Oscars

The breakout song from Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s ‘South Park’ movie took center stage at the 2000 Academy Awards. Twenty years later, it remains a declaration of the duo’s ethos—and a prism into their complicated legacy.

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