The Common Good

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Burma's Untold Suffering

Soldiers entering villages and killing people on sight. Landmines blowing pregnant women to smithereens. There's no way this is really going on. The world would never tolerate this.
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Election Night Unity, Online Animosity

Jamie: We took a puzzle system of trains for about an hour or so until we pulled to an unexpected stop on the tracks, just feet from the platform of 125th Street.
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A Brief Explanation of Canadian Politics: Prorogue, Eh?

Here in Canada if you're the party with the most seats in the House, you get to be in charge, and your leader gets to be the Prime Minister.
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My Advent Calendar: December 6

When I opened the sixth window on the Advent calendar, a very traditional Christian picture greeted me: a shepherd carrying a sheep.
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New Faith-Based Initiatives Report: 'Serving People in Need, Safeguarding Religious Freedom'

I have long supported effective partnerships between government and faith-based organizations.
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'Veggie Delite': Tomato Pickers Win Wage Increase from Subway

As the third largest fast-food chain in the world adds its name to a growing list of giants to deliver wage increases and working condition i
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My Advent Calendar: December 5

I'm on the road this morning. So I called my husband and asked him to open the fifth window on the Advent calendar. "What it is?" I asked. "Singing," he replied. "Not angels. No heavenly choir. People. People singing."
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