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Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ben Platt Just Gave Us The Broadway Mash-Up We Never Knew We Needed — & It’s For A Good Cause!

A musical theater banger that also does good! Broadway darlings Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt just released a mash-up of Dear Evan Hansen‘s You Will Be Found and Hamilton‘s The Story of Tonight as part of a fundraising effort for March For Our Lives. These two have certainly made something really beautiful and special —(…)

Tariffs miss the mark, Protectionism favors powerful nations, Children should not be targeted for taking a stand, Five Star Movement’s win in Italy continues a populist trend, Better avenues needed for reporting sexual harassment

A roundup of global commentary for the March 19, 2018 weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)

As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year(…)

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won’t dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

A roundup of global commentary for the May 29, 2017, weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set ‘dangerous precedent,’ Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action

A roundup of global commentary for the May 8, 2017, weekly magazine. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

People-centred health care: What empowering policies are needed

The word “patient” comes from Latin, and means “the one that suffers”. Health care has historically been about “taking care” and “protecting” the patient that suffers. Under this view the patient is more or less helpless. The healthcare professional on the other hand plays the dominant role, as an authority, to be heeded and obeyed.(…)