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May 23, 2011

Vol.204 / No.17
Signs Of the Times

Egyptian police must act more quickly against Muslim rioters, a Catholic bishop said after 12 people were killed in Cairo.

John F. KavanaughMay 23, 2011

Ayn Rand's characters despise altruism, even belief in God.

Dennis OBrienMay 23, 2011

Charles Taylor argues that the modern world starts not with scientific discovery, but with a moral revolution.

Signs Of the Times

Thousands marched through Mexico City on May 8 calling for new public policies in the drug war and the end of violence.

May 23, 2011

‘Small’ Sacrifices Count Too I thank America for its reflection on the homely (as the Irish mean it) spirituality of fatherhood depicted in Of Many Things (5/2), in which Kevin Clarke writes about his choice between a nice car and a larger family. These reflections on the father’s

Signs Of the Times

Hundreds of people are missing, according to sources inside Vietnam; many escaped into the bush fleeing from attack helicopters.

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The EditorsMay 23, 2011

Teens and Torture; Anthropogenic Apocalypse?; OMG!; As Others See Us