One of the signs of a functioning democracy is confidence in data from the government.
No civilized society can remain indifferent to the clear suffering of so many at this time.
Like any technology, it depends on how we use it.
To those who lived in that world of fear, it must have seemed absurd that an infant would be the answer to their fear.
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The brutal and bruising campaign of 2016 is finally behind us, but Kaveny’s call for a politics infused with vigilance, not vitriol, has by no means outlived its usefulness.
For some, El Salvador was a shameful episode, in which Washington backed the perpetrators of a death squad bloodbath in a failed attempt to militarily defeat a homegrown leftist insurgency.
This is not a history we Americans like to ponder.
Today the chances of selling a Christian-themed, anti-commercialism Christmas special would seem just as slim as they were in the 1960s.