Category Archives: religion

Orlando shows why reform is so hard

The trouble with terrorism is that it’s an excuse for not doing the hard stuff. The president said so, the presidential candidates said so, the FBI said so. It must be true. Orlando was an act of terror, a political … Continue reading

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The climate debate: reason is not enough

People up against it find ways of expressing our common humanity [7 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] There’s a connection between the death of a football coach in Adelaide and racist shootings in a South Carolina church, and despite the … Continue reading

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On a frosty night in Flanders, peace on Earth

Amid all the world’s trouble and strife, Christmas is still something to celebrate. [23 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] A century ago tomorrow evening, the noise of gunfire along a small part of Europe’s Western Front suddenly stopped. The “war … Continue reading

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