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05:25 min | 3 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"In Washington for the monitor. America's national anthem has served evolving roles from bolstering unity to celebrating freedom. A musicologist says it inspires ideas about what America is and what it could be. The words of The Star-Spangled Banner were written by Francis Scott Key after he witnessed the British defeat at the port of Baltimore during the war of 1812. The bombs bursting in air of the poem were fired by the British navy. Scott was inspired by the sight of the American flag flying triumphantly from fort mchenry, which had survived the bombardment. The conflict was seen as a grave test of the fledgling United States. Today the national anthem serves as not only a source of pride for many Americans, but also as a vehicle for protest by those calling on the country to live up to its ideals of unity and freedom. Musicologists and author Mark plague says, since the song was written, it has become a way of reflecting and inspiring ideas on what America is and should be. People should see themselves as part of that history, but also making their own personal statement to advance the conversation. This story was reported by Randy tinga for the monitor. Public education is essential to democracy. How can schools help the next generation tackle society's challenges with open mindedness and agency? Our managing editor tells how that question informed our approach. The role of public education in the United States has shifted dramatically through the years. Once the foundation for creating an informed electorate, it's now often seen simply as a pathway to secure employment. But amid resource strained school districts and culture wars that put people at odds with one another, a question arises. What does it mean for democracy if the public education system breaks? The monitor has recently published a series of stories exploring this question. Managing editor Amelia Newcomb says it's an issue that monitor cares deeply about, and seeks to cover with fairness and open mindedness. One reporter involved in the series, Chelsea sheesley, went to multiple public schools that use different controversial history curricula. What she saw were not schools divided, but classrooms enriched with critical thinking. Amelia said, what Chelsea found was that in both cases the classrooms were full of thoughtful debate. She added, kids were getting energized. There was disagreement. There was deep learning, and that's really what education should be. This interview with Amelia was produced by Samantha linney perfuse and Jing nong punk for the monitor. You can find a link to the full audio conversation in today's issue. You can also find it in the feed for our podcast, rethinking the news, and that's at CS monitor dot com slash podcasts slash rethinking the news. Now, commentary from the monitor's editorial board on the Supreme Court's move to overturn roe V wade. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision reversing a federal right to abortion has quickly established a blue and red patchwork quilt across the 50 states. Interest groups are turning their attention to state houses backing measures to protect the procedure. Ban it outright or greatly limit it. Yet there are signs that the ruling may be impelling a shift in how people cast the abortion question. Not as a theological legal or scientific issue, but as a call to deepen or recognition of the dignity of both women and the children they choose to bear. That approach requires compassion toward the vast majority of women who seek an abortion because of their economic or social situation and their ability to raise a child. New public and private initiatives are emerging to support women facing unwanted pregnancies. The measures may not resolve the national debate. Yet at the local level, they hint at a possible consensus on ways to lift up the daily lives of women. The reversal of abortion as a federal constitutional right is stirring society toward an understanding of what is a right. The kind that is inherent in each person at any stage of human life. Once recognized and supported, it can be fulfilled. That's a wrap for the news. You can find the full length versions of these stories in today's issue or at CS monitor dot com slash daily. Thank you for joining us. The monitor daily won't publish on Monday, the July 4th holiday in the U.S.. But watch for an email from Dave Scott, our audience engagement editor about how the concept of free speech is being challenged and reshaped. And please come back Tuesday when we look at how international organizations are tackling the global food insecurity crisis. Today's Christian science spiritual perspective contributor shares how getting.

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Fresh update on "christian science" discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

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00:16 min | 13 hrs ago

Fresh update on "christian science" discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"The war is here they told him, go. The story was reported by Scott Peterson and coupons Ukraine for the monitor. Often between extremes lies a more moderate option. In a number of cases, this term, where the U.S. Supreme Court lands on that spectrum, could transform American life. The United States Supreme Court begins a new term today with one new justice. The same 6 to three ideological divide, historically low public approval ratings, and another docket of blockbuster cases. Justice gate Brown Jackson is the first black woman to sit on the high court, which has a conservative supermajority in its second full term together. After taking a sharp rightward turn in the law, the court is poised to hear a slate of high profile cases, including several related to race. Two such cases concern affirmative action programs that Harvard University and the university of North Carolina used in their admissions processes. Even if the court is willing to strike down grutter, a 2003 decision upholding university affirmative action programs, there are options about how it does so. Said Roman Martinez, a partner at Latham and Watkins during a Georgetown university panel last month. These and other closely watched cases have off ramps that justices can take to issue narrower moderate rulings. But the justices have to agree to take them, says Steven schwinn, a professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago, law school. He adds all of those cases invite a modest court to take a modest approach, but I don't think we're dealing with a modest court. This story was reported by Henry gass for the monitor.

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04:19 min | 3 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"A high potential opportunity that we should not miss out on, and now we are living it. The story was reported by Taylor luck in Riyadh and Jeddah Saudi Arabia for the monitor. Western countries are increasingly hardening their borders and closing legal pathways for migration from Africa. But the majority of those leaving an African country remain on the continent, where reception in their new home is often mixed. Far from his home in the Republic of Congo, harvest spring Cuban gay represents a cookie cutter immigrant success story. In Senegal he got an education and then started a business running a modest open air smoothie shop on one of the capital's lively beaches. Mister kabang is one of 25 million Africans who moved to another country on the continent by 2017, nearly double the count in 2008. It's also a number that dwarfs those who make their way to Europe, which is a destination for less than a 5th of African emigrants. Caroline Zika, a migration researcher at Belgium's university of liege, questions how European policymakers can understand or design policy or discuss it when you're not discussing the most common forms of movement. By 2050, a quarter of the world's population will be African, the United Nations estimates, meaning the biggest questions for global migration will likely play out on the continent itself. But in recent decades, migration within Africa has been fraught with tensions, especially as nations that are themselves developing struggle to integrate newcomers. Still such obstacles are unlikely to seriously deter would be migrants. At his smoothie shack, mister kibonge surveys the crowded beach on a sunny Saturday morning. The energy the people the beaches, the vibe, he says, that's what keeps me here. The story was reported by Nick role in Dakar Senegal for the monitor. Can an in depth accounting of history, keep us from repeating its mistakes? Our contributor hopes familiarity with the holodomor, or famine, in Soviet Ukraine will prompt an honest look at today's war. At age 5, I fled western Ukraine with my family, joining a wave of World War II refugees. My experience was similar to that of current refugees from Ukraine. Later my studies showed me other similarities between today's war and history. For example, the Russians used hunger and Mario pole just as Joseph Stalin did in Soviet Ukraine during the 1932 1933 famine called the holodomor or death by starvation. While in a fulbright and cave Ukraine in 2008 I studied the holo d'amore with other demographers. According to our estimates of the famine's impact, about 4 million people or 13% of Soviet Ukraine's population in 1933 were starved to death between 1932 and 1934. Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine is a version of Stalin's manufactured famine. Stalin denied the famine, mister Putin claimed he had no intention of invading Ukraine. Mentioning the famine was punishable by law as is describing today's invasion as war. Stalin took away most of the grain produced by Ukrainian peasants. Mister Putin is stealing hundreds of thousands of tons of Ukrainian grain. In terms of Ukrainian identity, mister Putin has gone a step further than Stalin by claiming that all Ukrainians are Russian. Today Ukrainians are fighting for their existence. The present reminds them of what their parents and grandparents experienced during the holo d'amore. They fight to honor them and to prevent what they know Russia is capable of doing. This story was reported by Ole vol avina for the monitor. In our progress roundup, time, effort, and ingenuity combined to show that people can undo.

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00:09 min | 13 hrs ago

Fresh update on "christian science" discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"Welcome to the monitor daily podcast. It's Monday, October 3rd. Thanks for joining us. I'm Amelia Newcomb. And I'm Ken Kaplan. Robin Orlando was feeling discouraged when she and I talked last Thursday. There had been news of yet another shooting in her hometown of Philadelphia. This time, outside of school. Nicholas elizalde, a 9th grader who was coming in from football practice, was killed, amid the attack. It felt too familiar in a year of more than 400 homicides, even as it underscored her commitment to the work she took on this summer. You may remember miss Orlando from June when I wrote about her journey back to lifeguarding after a 50 year hiatus. The retired hospital office manager got recertified. Spurred to help the city keep safe and joyful public spaces like pools. Open amid staffing shortages and rising violence. The summer was good if challenging, she says, but then three weeks ago, her coworker at mill creek recreational center, Tiffany Fletcher, was also killed in crossfire just outside the pool. After a day of clearing bushes with volunteers to make the area safer. She was very much loved, she says. Some people ask miss Orlando, she'll return. The answer is yes. It wasn't just a fluke, this grandma lifeguard thing, she says, I need to show face and do something. People need to know that you can come to miss Robin. She envisions some changes. I don't want to discipline but teach, she says, she'll get certified as an instructor over the winter so she can be in the water with the kids. In the process, addressing a long-standing history of children of color, who never learned to swim because of poor access to pools and lessons. Maybe she can help create a swim meet next year named from his Fletcher, and get more gear donations for kids. She's committed to countering the violence, to embracing this moment and doing the positive thing. I truly believe that God has put this in my path for a reason. She says, it's going to take all of us. So, okay, let me take this. You never know when your time's going to come to act, but I'm going to seize it.

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"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

The Christian Science Monitor Daily

03:01 min | 3 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"Checks for gun buyers between ages 18 and 21. The story was reported by Anna Moore groby for the monitor. What we're willing to spend on something becomes a message of worth tied to the object's creator. In expanding their art, pinata makers ask viewers to reconsider these traditional art objects and the people who make them. Lower the bat, take off the blindfold and appreciate the artistry of the pinata. A form that dates back hundreds of years. Pinata makers are pushing the limits of the party pieces, creating sculptures of wood, foam, wire, and clay for display and art galleries. Third generation maker Yosemite grew up crafting pinatas, whose modest retail price belies hours of handiwork. While she and her team still make smashable pinatas for parties, their custom complex pieces reflect the artistic potential of the craft. They've had two installations at a local Los Angeles gallery and have an upcoming show in San Diego. What we're doing is trying to show you what they'd look like if they were valued more, says miss prieto. If people understand how it's made, they know it's not machines just cranking these things out. She and other makers hope they can both create art and bring a wider respect and dignity to a craft long viewed as cheap and disposable. There is a shift taking place, she says she is seeing pinatas in galleries more often, but there's still a need for us to push hard to survive. This story was reported by Henry gas in Dallas for the monitor. And now commentary from the monitors editorial board on South Africa's chance for honest governance. South Africa's ruling African National Congress faces a pivotal decision and an opportunity to renew South Africa's foundational ideals of equality and honest governance after years of ruinous graft. On Wednesday, a special commission concluded its nearly four year probe into a wide ranging corruption scheme under former president Jacob Zuma. Its final report totally more than 5000 pages is a stunning rebuke of the ruling party. It provides a new benchmark for judicial independence on a continent where the rule of law remains fragile. The commission's work may offer South Africans a needed reminder of the resilience of their democracy. In a 2019 poll by transparency international, 57% of South Africans agreed that ordinary citizens can make a difference in the fight against corruption. Now, the corruption probe has challenged the African National Congress to reclaim the high ethical standards it once demonstrated. But the reports real impact may be in reminding South Africans that integrity like.

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02:05 min | 5 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"The campaign of Ferdinand bongbong Marcos junior in the Philippine presidential race shows how carefully curated myth making and historical revision can shape an election. Manifesto oligarch can still remember being tortured under the Ferdinand Marcos regime. At 22 years old, he had recently joined a large student activist movement and the authorities wanted information on his colleagues. Now in his 70s, mister oligarch has devoted much of his life to sharing the stories of fellow martial law survivors. During one of the darkest periods in Philippines history, tens of thousands of people were imprisoned and tortured and more than 3000 were killed. While the Marcos family is believed to have embezzled 5 to $10 billion. But there are accounts of brutality seem to have little effect on the Filipino electorate, which is poised to pick Ferdinand bongbong Marcos junior. The late dictator's son and namesake as the country's next president on Monday. The election is packed with familiar names and experts say the rise of a Marcos candidate signals how disinformation and economic stagnation have made the Philippines vulnerable to democratic backsliding. Many of bong bong supporters, particularly younger voters who don't remember martial law, describe the 1970s as a sort of golden age when crime and traffic were down in the world respected the Philippines. Political scientists cleave argue from de LaSalle university in Manila. See the decades long plan coming to fruition. The Marcos family brand is a product of a painstaking process of myth making, he says. This story was reported by Anthony acera in.

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01:41 min | 7 months ago

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04:53 min | 7 months ago

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"Lined up at an arco station in San Diego, where volunteers pumped up to $50 in free gas for each vehicle. Drivers also got a 15 pound box of food, courtesy of the San Diego food bank. In all donors who backed this effort, gave away $15,000 worth of gasoline this generosity was organized by the reverend Shane Harris, who is a national civil rights leader, and the founder of the nonprofit, peoples association of justice advocates. He calls gas prices and emergency for people with low incomes and the working middle class. State politicians are debating how to bring relief. But they have yet to act. And so he did. I prayed and I just went straight to work. He told me, in a phone interview, he contacted friends in business, people at nonprofits, and others in the community. In less than two days, he had a gas station and donors lined up. Californians pay the highest gas taxes in the country, and the highest gas prices. On the day of the gas me up campaign, the average price of a gallon of regular gas in San Diego county was $5 and 76 cents. That's a dollar 44 higher than the national average that day. Mister Harris group collected data from people who registered for the event. Most of them earned less than $30,000. Manning the pumps, he heard stories about folks having to choose between medicine and gasoline. Or facing impractical long trips on public transportation. Several states are considering suspending gas taxes. California lawmakers nixed that idea. Partly because they weren't sure the savings would get passed on to consumers. Now some lawmakers are pushing a $400 rebate for all California taxpayers. Mister Harris supports a bigger stimulus check that's targeted at low and middle earners who have cars. It's not clear how California and other states will react. But mister Harris is not waiting to find out. He's already organizing gas me up two. And fielding calls from people in other parts of the state who want to follow his lead. Now, on to today's stories. Our first story, prominent Republican voices have risen in support of Ukraine. But the party's voters in Ohio reveal an American mindset that far predates Trump ism, awareness of engaging in foreign conflicts. JD Vance, the bestselling author of hillbilly elegy, who is running to fill an open U.S. Senate seat from Ohio, has staked out a largely hands off position on the Russia What should the federal government be doing in Ukraine? He asked an audience of Republican primary voters in Mansfield, Ohio. I think the answer is not a whole lot. The next day, at a campaign event in canton, rival candidate and businessman might gibbons takes a very different stance. He supports arming Ukrainians to the teeth. The diametrically different views reflect a larger split playing out within the Republican Party over Ukraine, and more generally, over American leadership abroad. As the world confronts the greatest threat to the global order in decades, the GOP is seeing a sharp resurgence of its traditional hawkish wing, even as its populous base ascended during the Trump years continues a more isolationist emphasis on putting America first. An aversion to boots on the ground conflict is nothing new for Americans, says John Muller, an expert on public opinion in war at the Ohio State university, typically he says it takes an attack on American soil. Think Pearl Harbor or 9 11 to shift public opinion. This story was reported by story hinckley in Mansfield, Ohio for the monitor. Ukraine's resilience in the face of Russia's military onslaught has caught Syrian attention. They recall.

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Christian Science Monitor: Iran Fires Retaliation Missiles Into Iraq

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01:05 min | 7 months ago

Christian Science Monitor: Iran Fires Retaliation Missiles Into Iraq

"Christian science monitor Iran fires missiles into northern Iraq and retaliation attack they say Iran says a missile attack Sunday that struck the northern Iraqi city of herbal Was retaliation for Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of its revolutionary guard That's not what happened Iran claimed responsibility for your missile barrage It struck the sprawling U.S. constantly complex in northern Iraq Iraq's foreign minister summoned Iran's ambassador to protest the attack calling a flagrant violation of the country's sovereignty The tak drew harsh condemnation from the Iraqi government which called it a violation of international law and norms and demand an explanation From the Iranian leadership United States said the missile strike emanated from Iran and strongly condemned it The strikes were outrageous violation of Iraq's sovereignty no U.S. facilities were damaged or personal injured and we have no indication that the attack was directed at the United States The Iranians just said it was Did they not mister producer

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03:17 min | 7 months ago

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"Mexico City for the monitor. A passion for nature can lead in unexpected directions. When Beatrix Potter was told she could not become a scientific illustrator because of her gender, she channeled her artistic skills into children's books. And Beatrix Potter drawn to nature. A new book packed with examples of Potter sketches and watercolors. Author Anne Marie Bill cloud and other contributors underscore the love of nature that informed Potter's work. You can find the full book review by Barbara hall in today's issue. Now, commentary from the monitor's editorial board on President Biden's Supreme Court on the day. During the past few years, the ability of smartphone recordings to capture police interactions with communities of color has shaken up thinking about law enforcement. Now, with the nomination of a former public defender, Brown Jackson, to the Supreme Court, a similar discussion could soon start about a related topic. How the court system treats poor people. That may be by design. Nearly 30% of president Joe Biden's nominations to the federal courts have been public defenders. Judge Jackson would be the first former public defender to sit on the nation's highest court. This comes at a time when approaches to criminal justice are undergoing a profound reassessment following recent civil rights protests. In many cities, district attorneys who were once public defenders are instituting standards for what crimes to prosecute how to sentence. And when to impose bail. A court system that has long depended on guilty verdicts and incarceration is a deterrent to crime. Has begun to discern indigent defendants as individuals who are more than the sum of their alleged transgressions. Public defenders like miss Jackson have long known this. Her nomination invites the rest of society to debate if their ideas are worth trying. That's a wrap for the news. You can find the full length versions of these stories in today's issue, or at CS monitor dot com slash daily. Thanks for joining us. Tomorrow's coverage of Ukraine includes a look at the new iron curtain being created by Russia's invasion. Today's Christian science spiritual perspective contributor shares how there's no situation or place in the world that is beyond the guiding, healing, unifying, hope bringing reach of divine love, which knows no borders. You can find the column in today's issue, or at CS monitor dot com slash daily. We want to give a quick thanks to our staff, including today's audio production team, chef turton, Tim Malone, and Tara arikara. This podcast is produced by the Christian science monitor, copyright 2022..

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04:00 min | 8 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"But as a man, he has been barred from the highest levels of competition in every European country except Spain, where he won a 2020 championship. If he has any say in the matter that's going to change. Mister Seuss is single handedly moving the discussion forward in France about allowing men to participate in rhythmic gymnastics. His efforts to make policies more inclusive have so far been rejected by both France's highest administrative court and the French gymnastics federation, which oversees the sport. Still, he continues training for competitions at home and abroad. In 2018, he created a nonprofit to support his cause. And on weekends, he coaches elementary school age boys in hopes that a fresh generation of male rhythmic gymnasts can one day pursue their dreams. I'm sure things will evolve and that we'll get there says mister Seuss. People are smart enough to see that this discussion is happening and translated into concrete action. It's just a question of time. The story was reported by Colette Davidson in Antony France for the monitor. Now, commentary from the monitors editorial board on cyberattacks on Ukraine. According to officials in Ukraine, a large scale attack in their country is already begun. Only it is not a land invasion by Russia. On February 15th, the country experienced a cyber offensive on the military in two banks that was the largest denial of service attack in Ukraine's history. Yet just as noteworthy was how swiftly those vital institutions recovered and how officials calmly told the public the real purpose of the attack. It is clear said Michaela fedorov minister of digital transformation. That the key goal of this attack is to destabilize so panic to everything so that a certain chaos arises in our country. Preventing fear has become central to Ukraine's strategy against Russia since early last year when the frequency of cyberattacks began to escalate. The number one task for Russia is to undermine us from inside. Said Alexei danilov national security adviser to president Vladimir zelensky. A government call for calm appears to be working. Journalists report many Ukrainians going about their business. For now, Moscow is losing on the mental war front. The only reason to panic said president zelensky could be if Ukrainians succumb to pan. That's a wrap for the news. You can find the full length versions of these stories in today's issue or TS monitor dot com slash daily. Thanks for joining us. Come back tomorrow. We're working on a story about how Ukrainian soldiers view the threat from Russia. Today's Christian science spiritual perspective contributor writes that if we're feeling helpless in the face of problems that would draw us in, we can yield to the power of God, which empowers us to be and do good. You can find the column in today's issue or CS monitor dot com slash daily. We want to give a quick thanks to our staff, including today's audio production team. Jeff turton and Alexander Thompson. This podcast is produced by the Christian science monitor. Copyright 2022..

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02:15 min | 9 months ago

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"Tyson for the monitor. Declining homicide rates in some U.S. cities hinted hope amid concern about a jump in violent crime. The reasons may range from improved policing to an easing of pandemic stresses on society. Despite a second straight year of rising homicides in 2021, last year's violent crime data show some reasons for hope. First, even though the homicide rate rose again, it slowed down. During the first three quarters of 2020, there was a 30% year on increase in the homicide rate. That's according to research from the council on criminal justice. In the same period last year, it rose only 4%. Second, that rise hasn't been uniform. Homicides rose in almost every major city in 2020 as gun deaths hit an all time high, but that wasn't true in 2021. Some cities like Portland and Albuquerque still had major increases, but others like Boston and Dallas had major dips. That's reason for optimism, says Richard rosenfeld, he's a criminologist at the university of Missouri St. Louis. Nationally, he says, it suggests that the trends driving up violent crime, like the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest have started to wane. What generally speaking we're seeing in most, but perhaps not all places is an unraveling of some of the conditions that gave rise to the increase in 20 says professor rosenfeld. Beyond that, numbers that vary city by city tend to have city by city explanations. Improved policing seems to be the uncertain some cities, and community based interventions may also be playing a role, though their effect is less certain. Despite the overall rise since 2019, America's a homicide rate is still far below the violent crime peaks of the 1990s. A more nuanced national picture in 2021 says professor rosenfeld may suggest future increases aren't inevitable. I think it is good news, he says, check out today's issue for the infographics by.

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03:05 min | 10 months ago

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"It's a unique moment in history to do it right, says angel about Madrid, director of the public research universities center for space resources. This story was reported by Sarah matusik in golden Colorado for the monitor. A good book doesn't leave readers where it found them. Our favorites for 2021 includes stories that move readers to walk in other shoes, honor challenges overcome, and feel the redemptive power of friendship. The panorama of human struggle and persistence is reflected in the wide ranging titles that monitor reviewers picked as the top books of the year. The stories tell of people who challenged racial injustice and hatred, sought solace in a time of grief and made important discoveries about the natural world. Among the notable lives featured in biographies on our list are tennis icon Billie Jean King, and the 20th centuries most celebrated artist Pablo Picasso. You can find the best books of 2021 by the monitor's reviewers in today's issue. Now, commentary from the monitor's editorial board on how a rise in humanitarian need is prompting the UN to act. In a little noticed triumph last month, the United Nations decided to graduate Bangladesh from a list of least developed nations. The country's progress on its economy and in disaster prevention means it will need less assistance. One example, Bangladesh has reduced deaths from cyclones by more than a hundredfold over the past half century, even though it is now one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Lessons from graduating countries like Bangladesh are more important than ever because of the UN projection for humanitarian needs next year. In 2022, an estimated 274 million people will need urgent help or a 17% rise from this year and a doubling in the last four years. In most of these crises, women and girls suffer the most as preexisting gender inequalities are heightened. Which brings us back to Bangladesh as an example for success. One reason for its ability to deal with cyclones is its buildup of a preparedness program with 76,000 volunteers who send out warnings of weather disasters and help people evacuate. Half of them are women, which has greatly reduced the number of women, killed in cyclones. That's a wrap for the news. You can find the full length versions of these stories in today's issue or at CS monitor dot com slash daily. Thanks for joining us today. Come back tomorrow. When we share a personal essay from a high school football coach, who was inspired.

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03:43 min | 11 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"Making space for a variety of voices. In one case, the impact could save lives. You can find the full round up by Lindsey McGuinness in today's issue. Who's responsibility is it to protect nature in Kenya entrusting local communities with land management and involving women, his yielding positive results? For years, the main appeal of the trees in Kenya's parisa forest was that they could be chopped down and sold for charcoal. Recently, however, members of this herding community have become more cognizant of the forest role in supplying water to the region. As climate change has begun forcing men to leave for months on end in search of water and pasture for their animals. Today, 550 women have teamed up to help safeguard the forest in this dense mountainous ecosystem, which provides water to more than a 150,000 people. Now, women are not only conserving the forest, but also using its resources more sustainably to earn money for their families, like with beekeeping projects. I am proud to know that I can make a difference in protecting this forest. Says zenab levoyer, a beekeeper. The community, including volunteer scouts that go on patrol, tries to stamp out cases of illegal charcoal burning and raise awareness about its detrimental impacts. We try to explain the importance of protecting this forest, says elisa lazuli, one such scout. People have to understand that this forest has the potential to save the generations to come. This story was reported by siegfried modular in Carissa forest samburu, northern Kenya, for the monitor. Now, commentary from the monitor's editorial board on Central America's bright hope. The flashy headline coming out of a November 28th election in Honduras could be that the Central American nation appears set to have its first female president. CMR Castro of the leftist libre party holds a commanding lead in the vote count. Yet for a country in which 3% of the population has emigrated in just the past year, her tentative victory over a corrupt ruling party sends a deeper message. Hondurans have not given up hope for honest governance. Voter turnout in the election was more than 68% compared with an average 57%. And that is in a country where confidence and democracy is the lowest in Latin America and one with the second highest poverty rate in the region after Haiti. A part of miss Castro's allure was that she promises to invite the United Nations to help root out corruption in what has become a narco state under president Juan Orlando Hernandez. The Biden administration has focused much of a $4 billion 8 package for Central America on fighting high level graft. If miss Castro can make good on her proposed anti corruption reforms that U.S. money might be well spent in Honduras. It's people have chosen hope over despair. That's a wrap for the news. You can find the full length versions of these stories in today's issue or at CS monitor dot com slash daily. Thanks for starting your week with us. Come back tomorrow, Henry gas will unpack a critical case being heard by the Supreme Court. Dobbs versus Jackson women's health organization could be a rare instance of the high court taking away a right rather than branching one. Today's Christian science spiritual perspective contributor shares how pausing to consider God's ever present goodness for

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

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02:11 min | 11 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"For the monitor. In our latest monitor breakfast with Washington newsmakers, Linda Feldman hosts GOP leader Ronald mcdaniel to talk about former president Donald Trump. The 2022 elections and more. When it comes to former president Donald Trump, ronna mcdaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee is adamant about one thing. If he left the party, Republicans would lose. He has built our party, miss mcdaniel told reporters at a breakfast Thursday hosted by the Christian science monitor. He has added a new base, we've become a working class party. I saw it in my home state of Michigan. Miss mcdaniel's good working relationship with mister Trump is well documented. It goes back to 2016 when she was instrumental in helping him unexpectedly win Michigan, a key electoral battleground as state party chair. Soon, mister Trump recommended her as chair of the Republican National Committee, ensuring her election by party officials in early 2017, and every two years since. Miss mcdaniel acknowledges that Joe Biden is the president, despite mister Trump's continued resistance to the idea. But she hedges on whether his election was legitimate, despite the certification of results in the states and by Congress on January 6th. She said, painfully, Joe Biden won the election. I mean, he's the president, of course, it's a very painful to watch. I think there were lots of problems with the election, and I think it needs to be looked at. But yeah, he's the president. This story was reported by Linda Feldman in Washington for the monitor. Voters in wealthy nations largely agree that fighting climate change is a global good. But an experiment in Oxford is testing the willingness to make personal sacrifices toward those goals. The English city of Oxford is set to implement some of the strictest green rules.

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03:39 min | 11 months ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"And working for your dream. That's why we stop. We see our daughters in those pint sized lemonade sellers and it's our way of paying it forward. But in some 34 states, child entrepreneurs are required to get a permit that typically costs more than any profits they make. Well intended child labor laws and sanitation rules are often the justification. But on Monday, New Jersey joined a growing number of states taking a stand for junior free enterprise. A new law signed by democratic governor Phil Murphy says municipalities can not require a child under age 18 to get a license to run a temporary business. Republican state senator Michael Dougherty said in a statement, the law stops children from being harassed by local officials for running lemonade stands without permits. Instead of providing space for kids to learn about entrepreneurship, they're being taught harsh lessons about the heavy hand of government by overzealous bureaucrats. The new law which passed unanimously is an addendum to a 2016 law that allows kids to mow lawns and shovel snow for money. Yes, that was illegal too. And sure, there are bigger injustices in the world today, but this sip of bipartisan progress reminds me that there are a few moments as satisfying as a cup of roadside lemonade, delivered with a child's delighted smile. Now, today's stories. Our first story inflation is rising now, but what happens next is influenced by us, say economists, by our expectations about the future of prices and how we respond inflation hit a 30 year high last month, according to federal data released today. The report from the bureau of labor statistics adds new fuel to growing worries that recent price increases are not a temporary bump, but the beginning of high inflation that could last possibly for years. American households are being strained by rising prices for everything from food and fuels to rent, child care and automobiles. A basic theme is that amid an evolving pandemic, consumer demand has rebounded more strongly than the supply of labor and goods. Yet many economists are quick to point out several reasons, the United States is unlikely to return to an era like the great inflation of the 1970s. For one thing, supply chain problems are expected to ease in the new year. The other big factor is the interplay between public expectations and monetary policy. And at present, consumers aren't nearly as pessimistic as they were at the end of the 1970s. Ultimately, this debate boils down to public confidence in the Federal Reserve. If the public believes the Central Bank can control inflation, the fed will have a much easier time keeping prices from spiraling than if it loses public confidence. This story was reported by.

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"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

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03:52 min | 1 year ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"The nine eleven attacks are essayist a chaplain enter calls to explain the roots of religious violence with a message of unity. Respect and love urgent calls began to port in just one day after the terrorist attacks of september eleventh. Two thousand one as a us army chaplain. Janet y'all horton has spoken to military staff groups occasionally since nineteen eighty nine about the roots of religiously motivated violence now. It was a hot topic as many in the west. Ignorantly equated the fiery attacks with mainstream islam. All three of the world's major monotheistic religions today ism christianity and islam trace their origin to abraham in their sacred texts. All three religions have seen violent breakaway factions. Champion horton polar audiences. They do not represent the mainline teachings of today's in christianity or islam. The common origin in shared purpose of these three great religions should be a source of unity in respect among all adherence the moving example of the power of mutual respect came after one such briefing when four smiling imams approached insisted on shaking chaplain. Horton's hand the imams actions underlines the anguish of the muslim community at being so understood in vilified by the actions of a few extremists. The moments spoke of the power of love who source is divine to knit people to get check out. Today's issue for chapman ford's as now commentary from the monitor's editorial board on palestine and israel on sunday evening with no press cameras allowed a top israeli official met with the head of the palestinian authority in the west bank city of ramallah that might seem like normal diplomacy but in this case it was not the two sides have had no high level face to face talks over a decade a result of deep misgivings and suspicions. No wonder israeli defense minister. Benny gaunt's summed up his dark of night. Visit with president mahmoud. Abbas this way i came to the meeting to build trust. If trust is rooted in shared values and expectations of honest dealings. Their secretive get together was a modest success at least in several humanitarian and practical gestures by israel. It's proactive steps. Reflect a bottom up approach toward israel influencing the conflict with palestinians if the broad based coalition under israeli prime minister naftali bennett can restore trust with the pa. It might be able to shape a reality for peace rather than simply manage the frequent violence in both the west bank and gaza. That's a wrap for the news. You can find the folding versions of these stories in today's issue or at cs monitor dot com slash daily. Thanks for joining us today. Come back tomorrow for a thought provoking story about a fox and a scientist who wound up companion ing together. Today's christian science spiritual perspective contributor shares. How as god's children all of us have something unique and special to give as well as the capacity to feel and know our god given worth you can find the column in today's issue or at cs monitor dot com slash daily. We want to give a quick thanks to our staff including.

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In a First, U.S. Declares Shortage on Colorado River, Forcing Water Cuts

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00:49 sec | 1 year ago

In a First, U.S. Declares Shortage on Colorado River, Forcing Water Cuts

"For the first time. Low levels of water and arizona's lake mead are triggering. A federally declared water shortage under which some western states will need to reduce their use of colorado river water. It's a sign of severe pressure on a water source that's vital to both the us and mexico. And amid the second worst mega drought. In twelve hundred years some say it portends the need for new water-management policies due to change but the emergency declaration reflects something else success at a collaborative model. That can help pave the way forward. The cutbacks are based on states past ability to agree on plans to cope with precisely this kind of scenario a bilateral. Us mexico deal is also in place and significant conservation. Actions are already happening.

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02:57 min | 1 year ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"High. Tech components has faltered dropping new car inventory and pushing up prices on new and used cars. In mr middleton's region. Transit and ride services are not an option so at a time when the right to repair is being fought for affecting vehicles from tesla's detractors. A spotlight averse man in our da. South carolina is carefully matching generosity to need. The young man is very overwhelmed. Says his sister in a video on their foundations facebook page. He's also still in dr. He aims to expand his car collection. Range outward from the carolinas and georgia to broaden his giving there are so many of us who will do the right thing if someone like mr middleton sets an example and walks the walk one site visitor. Posted ripples are turning into waves and society is showing its humanity now. Today's stories our first story. The united states has been largely drawn into two camps with starkly different views of vaccine's and the pandemic but there is evidence that thought is shifting in areas that have so far been wary american attitudes toward covet nineteen vaccinations maybe slowly shifting toward more widespread acceptance as corona virus cases surge in some states and officials urge holdouts to get a shot some of the us areas most resistant vaccines in the past now. Lead in the nation and the number of people getting their first shot. Louisiana for instance has the fourth lowest vaccination rate among states. But in recent days has seen vaccinations rise to their highest rate since april experts. Say it's possible that a new push by some gop leaders changed some minds and the least vaccinated portions of the country which tend to be conservative. But it's more likely. The increases are due to a variety of factors including the deteriorating health situation and states with a high rate of unvaccinated people and the urging family friends and medical providers vaccinated and unvaccinated. People can seem to live in two different worlds even when they're from the same family. Take san antonio texas resident dakota flora's who was vaccinated and her adult daughter patients floors lopez. Who is not the elder miss florida's got her first shot as soon as she could because she and other family members have conditions. that could make them vulnerable. I was hoping we were going to get back to normal. She says the story was reported by peter. Greer henry gas and special correspondent zander. Peters for the monitor discrimination and violence against asian americans have made headlines this year overlooked in some.

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"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

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04:40 min | 1 year ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"Word view now today stores our first story ending trump era restrictions at the border while trying to chart a middle of the road immigration policy. President joe biden has struggled to please either side. The southern border is becoming political achilles heel for president. Joe biden liberals are upset that in their view. The administration hasn't done enough to help those. Fleeing extreme hardship conservatives are focused on the integrity of the borders soon the administration is planning to phase out pandemic related trump era restriction and united states mexico border crossings. One that allows the us government to turn back most emigrants before they can seek asylum. That's sparked concerns of a new surge of migrants at the border already. The us is on track to see the most apprehensions on its southern border and twenty years. Meanwhile seven republican governors have pledged to send small but symbolic contingents of national guard troops in state police to the southern border and texas governor. Greg abbott has promised to use state money and crowdfunding to finish building the border wall that former president donald trump started another largely symbolic effort given the cost and the fact that most texas borderland privately owned mark. Jones is a fellow and political science at rice university. He says this is a winning issue for the republicans in motivates the base. And it's a winning issue with the median voter and it causes and finding within the democrats. This story was reported by linda. Feldman and white wine garden in washington for the monitor startling heatwaves around the world have lent urgency to call for action to slow global warming. Will they suffice to convince governments to change their fossil fuel ways. The recent extraordinary heatwaves around the world from the pacific north west of the united states and siberia to the middle east and africa has startled meteorologists. And they are concentrating. The minds of the world's diplomats as they prepare the most important climate conference since the paris agreement six years ago when they meet in glasgow scotland in november. The plan is that the nations of the world will oh make binding commitments to net zero carbon emissions by twenty fifty if they achieved that goal of carbon neutrality scientists believe the world will be able to avert the risk of climate catastrophe but experts say governments are still on the wrong track and still spend more money to support fossil fuels than on green energy projects. They are pinning their hopes on the glasgow conference taking tough decisions. We are on the verge. Un secretary general antonio gazeta's said recently when you're on the verge of an abyss you have to make sure your next step is in the right direction. The story was reported by ned tempo in london for the monitor have to more than half century england in a major soccer championship. Final and the country's overjoyed but for britain's like correspondent. Shafi mussa d.c. It's not just about. The football euphoria has swept shakespeare's separate. I'll thanks to the englishman soccer team reaching its first major final in fifty five years right shafi mystique at wembley stadium a thirty minute journey. From mr music's north london. Home england beat denmark. Two one in extra time in the european championship semifinals. After a year and a half of some of the toughest restrictions on daily life since world war two delirious joy an excess fill the british living rooms and fans zones cars honked their horns strangers embraced and people waved from their balconies. Joy is an incredibly important feeling. At this point of the pandemic italy and england to countries that have suffered more than many from covic nineteen will face off in a final riddled with poignancy for europeans. But the joy is riddled also with some guilt rooted in a year and a half shared pain public and private national and regional. There is much anger and polarization in both british politics and society. England's magical soccer ride will not heal divisions. This moment of euphoria led by squad. Who all barring three players claim a foreign born parent or grandparent has unified a.

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"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

The Christian Science Monitor Daily

02:09 min | 1 year ago

"christian science" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"Voice. And we're not very good at doing that right now. This story was reported by henry. Gas harry bruni s and chelsea. She's -ly for the monitor. A a heatwave has set. Temperature records across the western. Us during the past week and more. It's also prompting residents to ponder longer term changes affecting their region. the phoenix area writer. Kimberly hosie moved from buffalo new york to arizona before she started grade school. It was definitely hot in summer. Record-setting days stand out like one hundred and twenty two degree scorcher on june twenty six nineteen ninety when three sweaty kids were waiting with their mom in a car with no ac to pick up their death but fast forward now she says dangerous heat waves are almost becoming the norm. The west is in a severe drought which contributes to the heat. No summer monsoon season refreshed arizona last year. Its second non soon in a row lake. Mead which supplies water to twenty five million people is at its lowest since it was filled in the nineteen thirties between the temperature bubbles of air conditioned buildings and political bubbles of partisanship. There isn't always the sense of urgency. That there should be miss hosie rights by email but that is changed last year. The pew research center found that fifty two percent of american adults think global climate change should be a top priority for the president and congress up significantly from thirty four percent to six years before and sixty two percent say. Climate change is affecting their local community. At least some. This story was reported by francine keefer in pasadena california for the monitor the road to full recovery from the pandemic continues but as new york speeds up reopening..

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Remembering Kay Lahusen

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01:59 min | 1 year ago

Remembering Kay Lahusen

"Two pursue nineteen sixty one at a picnic in Rhode island Whose purpose was to pull together. Some women to try to start a daughters of latest chapter in new england area for surgery so for the first time i saw her no. I thought she was very interesting. Person quite taken with her. And i was taken with her. I happened to answer the door when she rang. The bell for this Picnic and i was very taken because not at all what i had expected. She expected some mousy little old lady. I think to turn out when i turned out. Because i knew that she worked for the christian science monitor and my stereotypes were such that i expect rather mousy door type of person and she was everything anything but when she turned up at the door you know bright cheerful colors and red hair and Just awfully attractive. And we started talking jabbering away. This was You're coming from where you were. Well i lived in boston. I wrote to all of the women on the mailing list. Who were within one hundred mile radius of Rhode island and invited them to try to start a chapter up there. Yes very much so her into my life in those days after realize there were like you know five people who might have been possible for the rhode island chapter and then it was nothing it was just all twelve or fifteen people at this picnic and that was a big turnout a really big turn out in those places ad many seemed i think it was about that

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Alabama Amazon Workers Voting on Biggest Union Push in Company's History

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01:42 min | 1 year ago

Alabama Amazon Workers Voting on Biggest Union Push in Company's History

"The south and in need of jobs. Bessemer alabama may seem an unlikely place for a showdown between amazon and union advocates. But it's past history and present struggles hip driven the moment and attracted national attention. The south is known as a region with a history of laws more friendly to management than to organized labor and in the small city of bessemer alabama. A struggling economy has made many residents eager. For just about any kind of jobs they can get yet now. A nondescript intersection along powder plant road. Here has the epicenter of tumultuous contest over the power of workers as the staging ground for organizers hoping to unionize amazon warehouse if the plants nearly five thousand eight hundred workers vote to unionize and balloting that ends today. March twenty ninth. It could reinvigorate declining labor movement in the united states and potentially begin a domino effect across amazon's other facilities redefining. What it means to work for the country's second largest employer one reason is that this region near grooming ham has a history at the intersection of civil rights and organized labor. Bessemer itself was long home to a major steel mill until thirty. Five hundred unionized. Employees were laid off when it closed in the nineteen eighties. I was born in sixty four right in the heat of civil rights. Older people would say we won here in birmingham and i'd say one. What says vincent davis a custodian at amazon site but we are a city of drastic change. We make others change even if we don't change

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NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying in sample grab

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01:50 min | 2 years ago

NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying in sample grab

"A certain. About Nasr's latest mission. Remember the old barnstorming air shows you might see someone hanging on a rope ladder dangling from a biplane. Then he swoops down past the audience and grabs a handkerchief. On Tuesday night NASA essentially performed the Hanky grab on the far side of our solar system two hundred million miles away. For the first time, NASA sent a spacecraft to snatch soil samples from an asteroid moving at sixty three thousand miles per hour. Asteroids are geological time capsules floating in space. Or as Nastase tone acerbic can put it. The rebel scoop from Benue could be a kind of cosmic Rosetta stone. The tells the history of our earth and solar system during the last billions of years. At the very least this mission is a triumph of imagination and technological prowess and Patients. The Oh Cyrus. REX, spacecraft left Earth four years ago in orbit, the asteroid Ben who for two years collecting photos and data yesterday the craft touchdown for a few seconds and snatched up as much as four point, four pounds, primordial rocks, and dust in about a week. NASA should know the spacecraft collected enough rubble or if it needs to make another attempt, then the spacecraft will back to Earth with its Rosetta rocks. That journey will take about two more years. But. Some things like a deeper understanding of the origins. Our solar system. Are Worth waiting for.

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Trump's sanctions aren't going to stop Turkey's Syria invasion

The Christian Science Monitor Daily

01:39 min | 3 years ago

Trump's sanctions aren't going to stop Turkey's Syria invasion

"Despite new economic sanctions Turkey isn't likely to stop its military advance into Syria as Ankara sees it this is about self preservation you're in the Middle East regional chess pieces have been moving as dramatically in the past week as at any point in Syria's devastating eight years civil war shortly after President Donald Trump pulled US forces out of northern Syria Turkey launched its long planned incursion into the area aimed killing or driving out Kurdish terrorists for May twenty mile deep buffer zone along its southern border it's sparked the displacement of one hundred sixty thousand civilians according to the United Nations in prompted the escape of hundreds of Isis prisoners being held by Kurdish forces but perhaps more ominous asleep for Turkey russian-backed Syrian government troops have returned to areas they have not held for years after Russia mediated a tactical alliance between the Kurds in Syria yet Turkey is signaling that it will press on with its map altering offensive despite Mr Trump's threats to troy its economy Turkey's main policy is this is not a war this is fighting against terrorism says medicine demure a Defense list and Ankara if Turkey steps back from this position it's national honor will be seriously damaged because Turkish authorities the Turkish state man any time promised it's people that these terrorists would be wiped out from the area this story was reported by Scott Peterson in London for the

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Witches & Saints: Mary Baker Eddy

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05:33 min | 3 years ago

Witches & Saints: Mary Baker Eddy

"Parents were devout congregation. List's heavily influenced by Puritan Ideals Mary suffered from serious illness and look to religion to understand her situation she was especially influenced by the Minister Jonathan Edwards who emphasized more experiential enjoy full religious life Mary dealt with more tragedy in her early twenties when in short order her favorite brother died her new husband died after only six months of marriage and then in eighteen forty nine and she lost another fiance and her beloved mother within weeks Mary eventually married a man named Daniel Patterson in eighteen fifty three Oh the marriage broke down quickly and three years later her husband and father conspired to separate her from her twelve year old son who was a product of her first marriage Mary wouldn't see her son again for twenty five years the separation plunged Mary into a deep depression all the tragedy that she experienced insured her continued interest in religion and religious reform like many other young people love her time. Mary rebelled against the stark conception of God helped by her father's calvinism and instead gravitated toward the idea of a more benign loving God preached by Liberal Christian Movements Still Mary struggled to reconcile God of loving kindness with the misery and pain when she experienced herself and saw in the world around her in the eighteen fifties Mary's quest for answers took an unusual turn she lost trust and traditional forms of medicine and became enthralled by homeopathic and other forms of suggestive medicine she came to believe that the houses of disease were not found in the human body but in the mind disease was not God's will but man's own conception condition the Lynn reporter while reading a Gospel Account of healing during her recovery Mary had a strong religious experience that brought on her immediate recovery medicine neurosurgery could beach was the falling apple that led me to the discovery of how to be well myself and how to make others so even to the homeopath physician who attended me I could not then explain the motives of my relief I can only assure him that the divine spirit had wrought the miracle a miracle which later I found to be in perfect scientific accord with divine law whether he believed that Mary was miraculously healed or not there's no question that she believed she had made a major spiritual and theological discovery the subsequent nine years Mary studied upshur and worked on expanding your ideas into a full doctrine in eighteen seventy five Mary laid out the basic tenets of her church and her most important work side First Church of Christ scientist in Lynn Massachusetts her stated goal was to reinstate primitive Christianity and it's lost element of healing the church moved to Boston eighteen eighty two and from there began to impact American religious life for many the Church of Christ scientists I offered an attractive alternative to the dominant Conservative and Liberal Christian movements at the day the eighties were incredibly busy for Mary in eighteen eighty one Mary founded the Massachusetts Metaphysical College where she personally taught her ideas to hundreds of students at the same time the Christian Science Church services which attracted a growing number of disaffected Protestants but Mary success came with a price her growing which published a book of bylaws called the Manual of the Mother Church Mary died in nineteen ten the controversy surrounding her life particularly when it comes to the treatment of minors tune in tomorrow for

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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz: 'Texas is a battleground' in 2020

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Republican Sen. Ted Cruz: 'Texas is a battleground' in 2020

"Senator Ted Cruz believe Texas will be a battleground state next year telling the Christian Science monitor he's pretty sure Republicans will still win in two thousand twenty but the election will be close cruises turnout will be high because Democrats hate president trump other Republicans of one twenty five straight statewide elections in

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Trumka: 2020 Must Be About Workers

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01:29 min | 3 years ago

Trumka: 2020 Must Be About Workers

"The idea of giving greater voice to workers may be gaining traction labor leader richard trumka links it not just economics but also concerns about the health of an increasingly diverse democracy despite its setbacks or perhaps because of them organized labor has an energy level the a._f._l. C._i._o. president richard trumka says he hasn't seen before in his fifty years with the movement unions are pushing for more than just lip service from presidential candidates which is prompting a flurry of pro-labor proposals from democratic candidates. Mr trumka speaking at a monitor breakfast with reporters thursday sees that as a plus for the twenty twenty campaign he and other labor leaders say their values are the same basic concerns that resonate with the vast majority of americans economic security inclusiveness and the principle of democracy it remains to be seen how successful unions i will be in influencing the nomination process an election outcome but new polling data from gallup finds they have been gaining in public esteem with with their favorable rating now at sixty four percent our nation's being poisoned by hateful rhetoric and divisive tactics at the highest levels of government. Mr trumka a said our labor movement is offering a path forward. That's lit by solidarity. This story was reported by mark trumbull in washington for the monitor

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Macron calls Amazon an issue for whole planet

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01:50 min | 3 years ago

Macron calls Amazon an issue for whole planet

"For the climate crisis. The watershed moment could be news last week of the spread of fires in the amazon. It began with a tweet by french president emmanuel macron. Our house is burning literally. He wrote calling on leading industrial nations to act act over the weekend. Suddenly the amazon became the subject of discussion around dinner tables and water coolers and of sporadic protests worldwide tensions over amazon development our long standing during sarah's time as our latin america correspondent she wrote about gas pipeline pipeline in two thousand seven that angered international environmentalists but locals and amazon us were quick to explain that millions of people. I'll have to make a living in the so-called longs of the earth but brazilian president gyro bolsonaro has angered the international community over policies. He's the tip the balance toward business over environmental protection this time group of seven leaders in biarritz france held him to account threatening threatening to kill a trade deal between the european union and america sir countries and boycott brazilian products for now mister bolsonaro has appeared to shift course sending in the military to tackle the flames for all the talk about the end of multi-lateralism in an age of nationalism. This weekend made clear that international cooperation is still very much the way forward. It's still unclear. If this year's amazon fires i will lead to long-term policy change in south america we can at least take solace in the fact that the world is watching and ready to respond to the world's challenges

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Harris speaks at South Carolina Democratic Party Convention

Christian Science Sentinel

00:26 sec | 3 years ago

Harris speaks at South Carolina Democratic Party Convention

"Democratic presidential hopefuls were on the campaign trail in South Carolina yester. Saturday and Senator Kamala Harris spoke in the early primary state. An america. Well, health care is a right, and not a privilege for just those who can afford it. I believe in an America, which do not have to fear going to school for fear of the mass shooter who I immigration debate is now just three days

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Margot Robbie discusses holidays with Ellen and Obama, animal rescue, and her latest movie

Ellen on the Go

04:02 min | 4 years ago

Margot Robbie discusses holidays with Ellen and Obama, animal rescue, and her latest movie

"On this this this really exclusive island, that's this private island, very few people on it and honeymoon. They are on their honeymoon. And and portion I r- there, and we were in Barack Obama happened to be there. He was writing his book. So portion I had been working out with Barack in the gym every single day, and and they came in and he was wearing the shortest beggested one thing to wear short shorts, but short end baggy, and and nothing underneath. Well, it I didn't look, but. But they came into yoga, and he said, and she's like you wearing that. And he goes who's going to be here? Yeah. We didn't know you how fancy this island was going to be. It was quite a shock to walk in and say, you or shy and then. Yeah. And so anyway, so we just never stopped making fun of him for because he was he was trying to do yoga, and literally he's in positions like this. And and the short term like an he's flying hold his hand like that. And you go to Jim talent put it that. It was in Barack like stepping over him to like do things because it was a really small gym. It was really just us in there. It was funny, and he was so upset off teeth three shorts out and they thought it was low injury. And so they wash the in return them to yoga. I was like, I know who's shorts. They're not mine. I know who they belong to. And so he's he must be mortified absolutely to this day and too. And I'm glad I reminded him of it. Yeah. I'm glad we talked about it on national television. Once again for those are the people that twice. Well, that's what he gets. He deserves it. I saw picture of a cute dog in the in the packet that it looks like you did you rescue the song? Yes. I wasn't aware that we will rescuing. I know she's so cute her name names bell. And she's a pit mix. We don't know what the mix pot is. But she's growing at an alarming rate. So I'm guessing mixes something big. She's huge like she's just getting bigger, and we have a dog already who's almost two three Radley. And he's also he's rescue as well. Good. Good name Radley throughout. All right. Let's talk about this movie. What what departure from Tanya to the Queen and this makeup. How early did you have to get up to put that on took? I think we got down to three to four hours in the makeup chair. So it was a three forty five AM cool everyday. It's not good. I'm not a morning person. And but after like four hours in the channel, I'm awaking four hours in the chair. But that's a pantley how long it took Elizabeth's to get ready. So kind of what for the character and she wore that makeup because she had chicken pox right to cinema pucks. Smallpox? I think I don't know what it is. I I was raised Christian Science. What is that? What is the difference? I don't know. I will smoke. Fox's a pretty severe, and it left a lotta people permanently Scott so alva- in this in this depiction of Elizabeth we. Really dove into the smallpox, and then play up the fact that it left apparently Scott him. That's why she kept packing on the the white makeup that had awesome and lovely things in it. Wow. Yeah. And did you love playing that was that? I mean that seems like a huge commitment yet. No, I loved it. It was it was just something totally different and Janney circle. Who's the makeup in head design on really I have worked with her before. And I know it work, and I was like I trust you have you want to do because you like wearing a lot of make. I mean, you like the whole idea of special effects and all that right love special effects makeup.

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Georgia police officer fatally shot near middle school

Christian Science

00:22 sec | 4 years ago

Georgia police officer fatally shot near middle school

"To the fatal shooting of Georgia. Police officer Gwinnett police chief Butch air says the investigation is fluid. This current time we're interviewing multiple persons of interest. We're following on multiple leads. There are no wards at this time. Partner were responding to a report of people smoking marijuana near the Shiloh middle school in Snowville on

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Amazon workers strike in Germany, joining action in Spain and Poland

Geek News Central Audio

01:37 min | 4 years ago

Amazon workers strike in Germany, joining action in Spain and Poland

"An it's yours so many of you have show notes on these on these graphics cards and i've i've got one to sell and matter of fact that just reminds me years don't want to buy it i'm gonna put it on craigslist over in the christian science monitor can't remember ever having an article from this publication but see monitor dot com has article about how snoopy sparring kids to shoot for the moon at nasa they're not just looking up to the stars or looking to the future for rising talent and now they're asking help they're asking stupid that get step aside buzz light year merica spare favourite flop eared beagle has earned an official spot aboard nasa rockets snoopy wants i shot for the stars as a mascot with apollo lunar mission nineteen sixties returned to partner with the space organization but this time his mission earth focused he'll be promoting space exploration stem education among kids so very very cool so some stats on stem and so forth in here talks about how they're promoting that so lincoln be read it if kids in school this might be program because he interested in or amazon warehouse workers are striking across europe in prime day employs in germany and spain and poland or protesting poor working conditions so they are there basically doing a strike because of frozen salaries and reduce medical leave and a whole bunch of other things so the message clear while the online giant is gets rich richard saving money on the health of its workers stephanie burger a.

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Legionnaires' cases rise to 16 in Washington Heights cluster

Christian Science

01:39 min | 4 years ago

Legionnaires' cases rise to 16 in Washington Heights cluster

"O r the radio home of the mets iheart radio station seventy one degrees mostly cloudy skies at seven o'clock good morning i'm terry mccreadie the number of legionnaires cases in upper manhattan has now risen to sixteen seven of the people who are ill are in the hospital this senior citizen who contracted the illness as he was lucky because it was called early i'm feeling better i'm getting strong abby hadn't even find out you had legionnaires when they took me to the emergency collapsed in the bathroom the cluster of legionnaires is centered around the lower washington heights and northern hamilton heights neighborhoods the us and north korean officials are reportedly moving forward with talks about the return of american war dead south korean media reports the two sides met today in the demilitarized zone between the two koreas talks were initially set for thursday checking your w o r sports mets seven four over washington mets on deck with pete mccarthy at twelve oh five right here on seven ten w o r yankees beat cleveland five four here's your our weather channel forecast scattered showers at even thundershowers force here this morning they'll taper off as we head into this afternoon still rather warm and humid forest temperatures climbing back into the middle and upper part of the eighty s partly cloudy here tonight middle seventies it'll be hot and humid monday partly sunny skies scattered late day showers and storms possible with a high tomorrow around ninety more showers and storms tuesday upper eighties i'm meteorologist ken boone mostly cloudy skies seventy one degrees at seven oh two next news at eight o'clock breaking news at once wake up with len berman and michael real in the.

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Trump puts aside feud with the media for a night at Gridiron Dinner

Christian Science Sentinel

01:38 min | 4 years ago

Trump puts aside feud with the media for a night at Gridiron Dinner

"In a utility says there to everyone may not have their power by maybe monday afternoon perhaps straggling into at you stay stay tune of course we will keep you up to date with the latest couple of the story on sunday morning that we're following with our eyes of course on the storm cleanup prosecutor up in worcester county massachusetts this is a woman in her three small children found dead in their homes in west bloomfield westbrook feel that is all homicide victims police asking the public's help for their investigation they say yellow plastic fuel container appeared to be missing from that home they're asking anyone who is seen that container that has been discarded to call the massachusetts state police round the world this morning in the old country the polls are open in one of the most uncertain elections and year's campaign in italy marked by neofascist rhetoric and anti migrant violence in germany angula merckel has welcomed the decision by members of germany's social democrats to support a coalition government with longtime chancellor in a statement mirko says it is a could decision to the social democrats and a good decision for germany president trump exchange goodnatured barbs with members of the washington press corps at the annual gridiron dinner dinners the president put aside his feud with the media he had jokes nobody does suffocating umer better than i thought he was late because jared kushner is having trouble making it through security finally the oscars you've got to be handed out nights ceremony will be hosted by jimmy kimmel promises to be rife with references to the meat to move mitch not to mention the envelope disaster last year the nails fine of aboard best picture should be a nailbiter among several entries wpro sports this morning it was busy saturday here will start with.