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Sanctions Strangle the People While the IRGC Thrives New! 2019-06-17 11:12:27Ever since the U.S. reimposed sanctions without justification, the IRGC has been thriving and the Iranian people have been suffering for nothing.

When De-Platforming Moves Way Beyond Alex Jones 2019-06-17 00:01:13Everyone right of center is now at risk of progressive online censorship. Breaking up the social media monopolies may be the only solution.

Where Have All the Young Farmers Gone? 2019-06-17 00:01:11The graying of American growers is a troublesome development, but that doesn’t mean all is lost.

Why Iran Could Launch a Limited Attack 2019-06-17 00:01:02The U.S. is crushing them any way it can. Don't expect them to respond the way John Bolton wants.

Our Despicable Saudi ‘Ally’ 2019-06-16 23:41:02In Saudi Arabia, peaceful protest is disgracefully equated with terrorism and punished with death.

Cotton’s Blithe Warmongering on Iran 2019-06-16 22:27:35It is unfortunate that Cotton's proposal was not laughed out of the room for being the sick warmongering that it is.

The Kafkaesque Hell Of Hedge End 2019-06-16 18:46:24Not even being caught in a National Rail loop could spoil this luminous English dad

Sanctions Are Suffocating the Venezuelan People 2019-06-15 21:46:22Since our government won't ever lift the sanctions until their fantasy of regime change is realized, there will be no sanctions relief for the thirty

The Owl & The Raspberry 2019-06-15 18:26:57My daughter Nora took this shot through the kitchen window (hence a …

Of Course Iran Hawks Want War with Iran 2019-06-15 17:21:08If the initial response is to seize on the incident to make bellicose threats and to ratchet up tensions further, that person is not interested in fin

Pompeo’s ‘Blame Iran First’ Propaganda 2019-06-15 15:40:20The false claim that Iran was behind the attack in Kabul is of a piece with the administration's propaganda efforts to tie Iran to anything and every

Bolton Exploits Shanahan’s Weakness 2019-06-15 14:59:52The departure of Mattis removed one of Bolton's main internal rivals, and his replacement by an acting yes-man has made it even easier for the Nation

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Christians Need Gospel Audacity 2019-06-17 00:04:00The young pastor gave me a bemused look when I asked what his method of evangelism was.

A Book That Witnessed to Nazi Germany (and 2019-06-17 00:03:00‘Life Together’ reminds us of the sweetness of face-to-face fellowship in the church.

Contrasting Views of Evil: ‘Game of Thrones’ and 2019-06-17 00:02:19‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’ have some similarities in how they depict evil, but their differences are telling.

4 Things Teens Need from Your Church 2019-06-17 00:00:12Teenagers need a gospel and a theology that will last beyond shifting sands and temporal feelings.

When You Don’t Have a Good Dad on 2019-06-16 00:00:40You aren’t fatherless. You are loved.

A Simple (Catechism) Game For Little Kids 2019-06-15 00:02:00While discussing God with my Muslim barber, I was helped by my 4-year-old piping up from the waiting area.

When Grandma and Grandpa Don’t Love Jesus 2019-06-15 00:00:00We couldn’t agree with my parents about many things, but we could honor them anyway.

Mika Edmondson on Conversing across the Divide 2019-06-14 00:04:00In this podcast, Mika Edmondson talks about how to have hard but hopeful conversations with people on the other side of a political or cultural divide

How to Know if You’re Saving Life or 2019-06-14 00:03:35She writes to help us make wise decisions in some of the worst moments we’ll ever face.

In Defense of Pro-Life Incrementalism 2019-06-14 00:03:32Most Christians are not incrementalists because we against immediatism. We simply reject immediatism because it is currently imprudent.

Help! My Teen Doesn’t Want to Attend Church 2019-06-14 00:00:00It can be laborious to encourage your teenager to attend church. Just don’t forget these three E’s.

How to Teach the ‘I Am’ Statements in 2019-06-13 00:04:16In this podcast, Nancy Guthrie interviews Andrew Sach on how to teach Jesus’s ‘I Am’ statements and how knowing the Old Testament is

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Why So Many Newborns and Mothers Still Die New! 2019-06-17 10:01:23To improve quality of care before, during, and after childbirth, the global health community must develop new, evidence-backed interventions that addr

Fiscal Money Can Make or Break the Euro New! 2019-06-17 08:09:50The parallel payment system that Greece's government proposed in 2015 would have bolstered the eurozone. By contrast, the Italian government's plann

The World Is Running Out of Time New! 2019-06-17 05:01:35For decades, most of the major economies have relied on a form of capitalism that delivered considerable benefits. But systems do not work in isolatio

Making MNCs Respect LGBTI Rights New! 2019-06-17 04:25:41It might look good when a multinational company’s New York, London, or Paris headquarters signs onto an initiative like the Partnership for Glob

Taking on Tehran 2019-06-14 11:46:02Forty years after the revolution that ousted the Shah, Iran’s unique political-religious system and government appears strong enough to withstan

The Growing Risk of a 2020 Recession and 2019-06-14 09:00:31Across the advanced economies, monetary and fiscal policymakers lack the tools needed to respond to another major downturn and financial crisis. Worse

The American Century’s Last Man 2019-06-14 04:43:33George Packer’s biography of Richard Holbrooke manages to capture the great American diplomat’s complex character and long career in a sin

The US Recovery Turns Ten 2019-06-14 04:30:33The best explanation for the current ten-year US economic expansion – tied for the longest since 1854 – is disappointingly simple: the Gre

Tariff Man’s Bark Is Worse than His Bite 2019-06-13 13:09:40By threatening Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it halts the flow of migrants traveling to the United States from Central America, President Donald

China Is Courting Disaster in Hong Kong 2019-06-13 12:59:45The likely passage of Hong Kong's controversial extradition law will irrevocably tarnish the city's rule of law and its attractiveness as an interna

What’s Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments? 2019-06-13 10:52:38The world is expected to invest around $90 trillion in infrastructure in the next 15 years alone, resulting in more new infrastructure than is current

Toward People-Centered Growth 2019-06-13 09:56:27Traditionally, boosting growth has been seen as the best way to create job opportunities and raise living standards. But governments should now look a

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Beto O'Rourke blows Jake Tapper interview New! 2019-06-17 08:14:34In the course of just a couple minutes on CNN, struggling Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke went from "umm, I don't know" to "umm, ye

Wizards' vacant general manager position -- best 'open 2019-06-16 19:00:54Nearly three months ago, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis declared that the vacant Wizards general manager's job was "the best most important open job in a

Destroying a life in the womb has nothing 2019-06-16 14:47:04Euphemism: "an innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant." We are awash in wease

Virginia is the birthplace of 400 years of 2019-06-16 14:45:05As Americans we are blessed to live in a country that is an aspirational meritocracy where every person has an equal opportunity in life. Our forefath

Words have definitions, and changing and manipulating the 2019-06-16 14:44:04At the risk of coming across as slightly pedantic, I'd like to offer a bit of a lesson as we enter into the last days of June and, thereby, prepare f

The Conservative race is on and Brexit is 2019-06-16 14:43:08The leadership contest to replace Theresa May is in full swing, and high hopes are resting on the winner being able to revive the Conservative Party'

Renewable energy will only be possible with massive 2019-06-16 14:43:06The recent threats by Beijing to cut off American access to critical mineral imports has many Americans wondering why our politicians have allowed the

EDITORIAL: Elaine Chao gets the blame for husband 2019-06-16 14:33:04Elaine Chao, the secretary of Transportation, is one of the most accomplished members of President Trump's administration. She has led two Cabinet ag

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Help eradicate poverty 2019-06-16 14:32:04I would like to see Congress pass a new program into law to replace the former Aid to Families with Dependent Children program, which was passed under

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Remember Tiananmen Square 2019-06-16 14:32:03The June 4 and June 5 anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre has come and gone. I remember when these events were going on, and thought that the

BOOK REVIEW: 'Charged' by Emily Bazelon 2019-06-16 14:31:06CHARGED: THE NEW MOVEMENT TO TRANSFORM AMERICAN PROSECUTION AND END MASS INCARCERATION By Emily Bazelon Random House, $28, 407 pages Although I'm not

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Hear older immigration cases 2019-06-16 14:31:04President Trump deserves kudos for the recent agreement with Mexico. He appears to have at last found a means of working around an obtuse, obstinate a