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Economic shocks are more likely to be lethal in America

AMERICAN workers without college degrees have suffered financially for decades—as has been known for decades. More recent is the discovery that their …

Economics

Kids in Prison: Germany Has a Different Approach, Better Results

Whenever Terence leaves his prison cell at New Jersey State Prison, there are guards on each side of him in helmets and bulletproof vests with their batons out.<p>“It’s traumatizing,” said Terence. He's been in adult jails and prisons since he was 17 for a murder he committed as a minor. His crime …

Crime

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

Agriculture

Two Kingdoms in Contrast

Here is a word for you from the Word<p>Psalm 125:3<p><i>The scepter of wickedness will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous. NIV, NASB</i><p>Did you …

Barbie challenges the 'white saviour complex'

<b>Barbie has ditched her riding gear, her ball gown and her ballerina costume and travelled to Africa to help the people there, while still managing to stay fashionable.</b><p>That is at least according to a much talked about Instagram account, Barbie Savior, which is charting her imaginary volunteer …

East Africa

Jeffrey Brown: How we cut youth violence in Boston by 79 percent

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