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Why Are Working-Class Families Comparatively Fragile Today?

Why Are Working-Class Families Comparatively Fragile Today?

“Poor and working-class Americans pay a serious economic, social and psychological price for the fragility of their families,” concludes new research for the Opportunity America-AEI-Brookings Working-Class Group.

Oct, 05 '17
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International Relations: Anarchy or Hierarchy?

International Relations: Anarchy or Hierarchy?

In academia, the world of international relations has long been understood as anarchical. But mightn't it be more heirarchical? Ayşe Zarakol's book "Heirarchies in World Politics" makes that case.

Sep, 30 '17
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A New Way of Working for Sustainable Development Goals

A New Way of Working for Sustainable Development Goals

Two years into the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG-Fund director, Paloma Durán, assesses progress and what can be learned from early programs to insure future success. To achieve the 2030 Agenda, she says, we have to find new ways to collaborate.

Sep, 25 '17
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Parents Need Teachers, Too

Parents Need Teachers, Too

Parental education contributes to family well-being. Family policies should help parents to fulfill their role in the development of children by teaching parenting to both adolescents and adults.

Sep, 14 '17
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Renee Hobbs

Media Literacy Helps People Make Smart Choices

Media Literacy Helps People Make Smart Choices

Media are important players in society – the proverbial ‘fourth estate’. Renee Hobbs has dedicated her career to promoting media literacy, “in the hopes of transforming passive consumers into critical users and active citizens.”

Aug, 31 '17
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Culture & Lifestyles, Peter Dahlgren

Democracy Depends on Robust Journalism

Democracy Depends on Robust Journalism

While much of the news on social media is produced by non-professional (citizen) journalists, we still need professional journalism to make sense of it. Peter Dahlgren considers how the two can learn from each other.

Aug, 17 '17
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The Thousand Words behind a Picture

The Thousand Words behind a Picture

Photographs are powerful storytellers. But what stories do they tell? In the image-heavy modern environment, it’s ever more important to choose photographs’ proverbial ‘thousand words’ carefully.

Jun, 30 '17
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Corporate Governance, Business Ethics

The Golden Rule as Good Business

The Golden Rule as Good Business

The First International Conference of Humanist Economics, held in April in Madrid, encouraged businesses to get ‘Back to Basics,’ and apply the golden rule within the corporate environment for the benefit of all.

Jun, 05 '17
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Culture & Lifestyles, Andrew Briggs

Contemplating the Big Questions through Tiny Matter

Contemplating the Big Questions through Tiny Matter

Oxford nanophysicist and theologian Andrew Briggs explains how science and faith work together and alternate taking the lead, to further explore man’s penultimate curiosity.

May, 22 '17
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The Divine in Contemporary Legal Norms

The Divine in Contemporary Legal Norms

Is there a theological defense for obliging laws that protect us from unjust harm? Craig J. Iffland seeks one, delving into theological questions with interdisciplinary scope.

May, 15 '17
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