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Daniel Boland: what is the point of friendship?

Daniel Boland: what is the point of friendship?

We all know about friendship. We have lots of friends: friends at work, in the neighborhood, friends from school or church, friends at the club ...

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University of Michigan study reveals whether 'trigger warnings' are effective

University of Michigan study reveals whether 'trigger warnings' are effective

Do you like to see warnings about violent or other distressing content before watching a TV show or movie, or reading a book? New University of Mi ...

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What the under-representation of men in graduate programs means for the nation

What the under-representation of men in graduate programs means for the nation

The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) released its annual report Wednesday on US graduate school enrollment and degrees for 2017 and here are som ...

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Tucker Carlson's new book on the 'new minority'

Tucker Carlson's new book on the 'new minority'

Fox News personality Tucker Carlson is traveling the country to promote his newest book: "Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing ...

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American Pediatricians release guidelines on child gender identity

American Pediatricians release guidelines on child gender identity

On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics released guidelines to physicians and parents to accept the preferred gender identity of their children ...

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Bill Donohue: exposing Kavanaugh's bigoted critics

Bill Donohue: exposing Kavanaugh's bigoted critics

Most critics of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh are not anti-Catholic, but some are. We know this because both political parties have h ...

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In praise of a good and great man, at a time of scandal and confusion

In praise of a good and great man, at a time of scandal and confusion

From Pope to parish, from Vatican splendor to the humblest Catholic hovel, the outrageous scandals now shaking the Catholic Church are beyond tragic. ...

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How to keep the economy human in the age of A.I.

How to keep the economy human in the age of A.I.

Some people think of the new automated economy in terrifying and mechanical terms. In such a vision, machines reign supreme as they work tirelessly, ...

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Newt Gingrich: the demons unleashed by Democrats

Newt Gingrich: the demons unleashed by Democrats

A few weeks ago, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) wrote an article for Vox explaining the movement's goals to end ...

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Carolyn Moynihan: the demography of the alt right

Carolyn Moynihan: the demography of the alt right

One year after the infamous "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, we hear about the “Alt-Right” less frequently, but whit ...

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Are babies' brains wired according to social class and ethnicity?

Are babies' brains wired according to social class and ethnicity?

For decades, scientists have assumed that the brain circuitry for social behavior has developed over millions of years of evolution and is hardwired ...

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Bill Donohue: Pope Francis on death penalty excites leftists

Bill Donohue: Pope Francis on death penalty excites leftists

"If the Pope were to deny that the death penalty could be an exercise of retributive justice, he would be overthrowing the tradition of two mill ...

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Shay Cullen: the world is blind and numb

Shay Cullen: the world is blind and numb

Angeline is just one of millions of children who are scared and intimidated to run and tell that they had been raped, abused or sexually assaulted. ...

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Jordan Peterson: dangerous people are teaching your kids

Jordan Peterson: dangerous people are teaching your kids

Psychologist Jordan Peterson of the University of Toronto explained his recent video for Prager University in which he warned parents that their ...

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How anti-bullying rules actually promote bullying

How anti-bullying rules actually promote bullying

April 20 marked yet another anniversary of the Columbine shooting, the event that woke our nation to the problem of bullying. Since then, almost all ...

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'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

'Lady Bird' amusingly mixes politics, family life and teen angst

Set in Sacramento in 2002-2003, Greta Gerwig's female coming-of-age story Lady Bird provides two main points of perspective on the otherwise cl ...

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What is the Incel movement and why does it matter?

What is the Incel movement and why does it matter?

The incel movement (short for involuntarily celibate) movement has been linked to a recent mass killing, mainly of women, in Toronto. O ...

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Three kids shot, critically injured in one month in Detroit

Three kids shot, critically injured in one month in Detroit

A three-year-old girl remains in critical condition in Detroit after being shot in the head. On Saturday, little London Clark was in the backseat of ...

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Change in Catholic church attendance

Change in Catholic church attendance

We knew that younger Catholics were going to church in fewer numbers than in the past, but what is new about this Gallup poll is the decline among ol ...

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Desperate Venezuelans grapple for spoiled food, leave corpses in street

Desperate Venezuelans grapple for spoiled food, leave corpses in street

In Venezuela, where the South American nation's economy continues to implode under its socialist government, a video of children and adults scr ...

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The termites that are eating away at America's soul

The termites that are eating away at America's soul

Several years ago, I read about a church that underwent a major renovation. Parishioners had invested generously in order to have a church building t ...

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The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

Recently, for a talk in Chicago to parents of high school boys, I had to update my knowledge based on a 2009 review of the effects of pornography. On ...

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Twittering about political Islam is not enough

Twittering about political Islam is not enough

The power of a few courageous people is not to be underestimated.  We have many web sites, videos and news outlets where we accumulate articl ...

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What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

 After a French court acquitted a 30-year old man of child rape after he had sexual relations with an 11-year old, the public was outraged and r ...

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Robotic burger 'Flippy' improves restaurants' bottom-line

Robotic burger 'Flippy' improves restaurants' bottom-line

This week “Flippy” -- which is billed as the world’s first autonomous kitchen robot -- began flipping hamburger patties in Californ ...

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Passengers bypass victim of brutal beating

Passengers bypass victim of brutal beating

At least three people witnessed a well-dressed man punching a 22-year-old male victim at Times Square subway station in New York City. Police are hun ...

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Who should report the sexual abuse of children?

Who should report the sexual abuse of children?

Child abuse in all its cruel and insidious forms is the scourge of our society. It always has been and always will be unless more good people s ...

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A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

February 7 starts National Marriage Week. I propose that, in conjunction with this annual event, we identify, and create, music that promotes marriag ...

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NASA bumps black astronaut; racism claimed

NASA bumps black astronaut; racism claimed

Once scheduled for launch in June, NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps, who was scheduled to be the first blac ...

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Do smartphones make people unhappy?

Do smartphones make people unhappy?

There’s abundant speculation that our smartphones make us less happy. Twitter: saps your attention. Facebook: fills you with FOMO. Email: your ...

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Famed actress Brigitte Bardot dismisses #MeToo movement

Famed actress Brigitte Bardot dismisses #MeToo movement

Famed French actress Brigitte Bardot dismissed the so-called #MeToo movement which has been inspired by sexual harassment accusations directed by wom ...

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What the protests in Iran are about: The gravity of Mohammed

What the protests in Iran are about: The gravity of Mohammed

The protests in Iran are not only about economics and politics, they’re also about Islam. Iran in the 1960's saw mini skirts, smiling wom ...

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Pat Buchanan: What is America's mission?

Pat Buchanan: What is America's mission?

Informing Iran, "The U.S. is watching what you do," Amb. Nikki Haley called an emergency meeting Friday of the Security Council regarding t ...

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Immigration fraud in education comes in two packages

Immigration fraud in education comes in two packages

Immigration-related higher-education fraud comes in two different packages and we saw both kinds over the past month. The more common example is i ...

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'Time's up' for harassers

'Time's up' for harassers

It is a great beginning to the New Year. Prominent women and men in Hollywood and London have launched a movement to end sexual harassment in the wor ...

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Jay-Z's 'Family Feud' video falls flat

Jay-Z's 'Family Feud' video falls flat

A video trailer is supposed to be a teaser, but in this case it falls flat, leading nowhere. Jay-Z's recently released "Fami ...

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What Americans think about 'Merry Christmas'

What Americans think about 'Merry Christmas'

The religious observance of Christmas appears to be decline, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. Pew found that 55 percent of ...

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America's growing number of felons

America's growing number of felons

A growing share of Americans have felony records, according to data recently published in the journal Demography. Among African Americans, the rati ...

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Neglected until today: Martin T. Gilligan, an American hero

Neglected until today: Martin T. Gilligan, an American hero

Saving lives during the communist takeover of China...

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Thought for the day: on political correctness

Thought for the day: on political correctness

"The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within ...

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Why state lotteries are just another tax

Why state lotteries are just another tax

New And Bad Tax November 7, 2017Featured, Life and Family, Policy Research, Spending and Taxes Lotteries tend to be popular with the public because ...

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Actor Denzel Washington tells Americans 'can't blame the system' for black incarceration rates

Actor Denzel Washington tells Americans 'can't blame the system' for black incarceration rates

Award-winning actor Denzel Washington said that people "can't blame the system" in referring to rates of incarceration of black men ...

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Scrooge atheists want no blessings for animals

Scrooge atheists want no blessings for animals

For the past few years, an animal shelter in Teterboro, New Jersey has posted a note on Facebook saying it was hosting a blessing of animals. The ble ...

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Daring to re-think the social welfare state

Daring to re-think the social welfare state

The term “welfare state” has become political fodder; coarse rhetorical food used to feed a docile electorate with pro or against platitu ...

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Mississippi leads the way in welfare reform

Mississippi leads the way in welfare reform

The HOPE Act restores the 1990s welfare-to-work reforms that “ended welfare as we know it,” to use Bill Clinton’s phrase. These pol ...

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Newt Gingrich: Veterans who changed my life

Newt Gingrich: Veterans who changed my life

Last Saturday night, Callista and I had the great privilege of attending the Marine Corps Ball in Rome, Italy. The event commemorated the 242nd birth ...

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Justice Clarence Thomas: What holds U.S. together?

Justice Clarence Thomas: What holds U.S. together?

Justice Clarence Thomas told Laura Ingraham of Fox News Channel's "Ingraham Angle" on Wednesday that he doesn't know what holds Ame ...

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How Americans can aid Trump in the battle against opioid abuse

How Americans can aid Trump in the battle against opioid abuse

Citing his own family’s struggles with addiction, President Donald Trump movingly declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.& ...

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Journalist Lawrence O'Donnell owes John Kelly and Catholics an apology

Journalist Lawrence O'Donnell owes John Kelly and Catholics an apology

When a person makes a mean-spirited bigoted comment, he is not exculpated if he is a member of the group he disparages. What matters is not the biogr ...

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Top UN human rights advocate keeps mum on LGBTQ rights

Top UN human rights advocate keeps mum on LGBTQ rights

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN’s top human rights official, was conspicuously silent about LGBT issues when he addressed the Genera ...

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Religion and morality remain pillars of the Republic

Religion and morality remain pillars of the Republic

A survey by Statista reveals that in Belgium 68 percent of the people believe that religion does more harm than good: Germany, Spain, Australia, ...

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Trump's election helped women in ways not yet recognized

Trump's election helped women in ways not yet recognized

The case of Harvey Weinstein raises a number of issues that need to be discussed in public, but in a way that challenges the current media display of ...

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Are unilateral no-fault divorces unconstitutional?

Are unilateral no-fault divorces unconstitutional?

Mary’s Advocates is inviting lawyers, researches, and divorce defendants to critique and copy a sample motion (HERE) asking a judge to say, &ld ...

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Statement on girls in Catholic Boy Scouts released

Statement on girls in Catholic Boy Scouts released

based in Irving, TX, the national chairman of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting said that his group will "accept and work with th ...

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Congress wins bid to retain opening prayer

Congress wins bid to retain opening prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a militant atheist organization, lost in its bid to offer a non-prayer invocation on the floor of the U. ...

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Hugh Hefner's playboy legacy

Hugh Hefner's playboy legacy

Hugh Hefner's legacy cannot be adequately assessed without addressing the sociological fallout of "The Playboy Philosophy." Hefner f ...

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The Marxist underpinnings of no-fault divorce

The Marxist underpinnings of no-fault divorce

An adult child of divorce, Matthew Johnston, told me during our interview about the constitutional challenge his mother is making against New Yor ...

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What unites Americans?

What unites Americans?

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Scott Adams: Piercing the bubble of Mass Hysteria

Scott Adams: Piercing the bubble of Mass Hysteria

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R.I.P. Dick Gregory: leader in civil rights and free enterprise

R.I.P. Dick Gregory: leader in civil rights and free enterprise

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Violent leftists to shut down Christian men's conference in Michigan

Violent leftists to shut down Christian men's conference in Michigan

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White evangelicals' changing view toward same-sex marriage

White evangelicals' changing view toward same-sex marriage

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'Teen Vogue' defends sodomy for girls and women

'Teen Vogue' defends sodomy for girls and women

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Trump's plan for success for young black people

Trump's plan for success for young black people

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Singer Susan Boyle brutally mugged by teen gang

Singer Susan Boyle brutally mugged by teen gang

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Should parents limit their children's use of smart phones?

Should parents limit their children's use of smart phones?

High school students everywhere struggle to control the use of their phones. Here is some sound advice from the Headmaster of The Heights School in Washington DC.

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Government classifies non-white inmates as white

Government classifies non-white inmates as white

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What millenials really want in marriage and family life

What millenials really want in marriage and family life

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Washington city sues pharmaceutical to recoup cost of illegal painkiller addictions

Washington city sues pharmaceutical to recoup cost of illegal painkiller addictions

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Faith: a novel rumination on charity and justice

Faith: a novel rumination on charity and justice

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Kentucky says 'enough is enough' to liberal muzzling of free speech

Kentucky says 'enough is enough' to liberal muzzling of free speech

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The discontent driving Americans to Trump

The discontent driving Americans to Trump

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Study shows love, health, and marriage go together like a horse and carriage

Study shows love, health, and marriage go together like a horse and carriage

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Let the president Trump addiction

Let the president Trump addiction

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Playboy Magazine supports #FreeTheNipple movement

Playboy Magazine supports #FreeTheNipple movement

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The simultaneous rise of autistic and transgender kids

The simultaneous rise of autistic and transgender kids

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An Amen corner for President Donald Trump

An Amen corner for President Donald Trump

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Obama: from 'Yes we can' to 'No he didn't'

Obama: from 'Yes we can' to 'No he didn't'

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LGBT teens are four times more likely to use drugs, suicide

LGBT teens are four times more likely to use drugs, suicide

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Vatican finally bars homosexuals from seminaries

Vatican finally bars homosexuals from seminaries

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Famed scientist pinpoints source of middle-class angst

Famed scientist pinpoints source of middle-class angst

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What can be learned from the life of Simone Biles

What can be learned from the life of Simone Biles

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Comedy Central cancels show, host cites racism

Comedy Central cancels show, host cites racism

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Muslims twice as likely to be unemployed than Christians

Muslims twice as likely to be unemployed than Christians

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The poverty that is the Vatican's new sexual education program

The poverty that is the Vatican's new sexual education program

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The dangers posed by Pokemon Go to businesses and national monuments

The dangers posed by Pokemon Go to businesses and national monuments

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Islamic State steps up recruitment among black Americans

Islamic State steps up recruitment among black Americans

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Noted author answers whether Catholics can be simultaneously good Americans

Noted author answers whether Catholics can be simultaneously good Americans

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How the Muslim-Progressive-One Percenters impoverish America

How the Muslim-Progressive-One Percenters impoverish America

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Pope Francis confuses Catholics on marriage vows

Pope Francis confuses Catholics on marriage vows

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Juneteenth, Emancipation, and the modern slaves to 'choice'

Juneteenth, Emancipation, and the modern slaves to 'choice'

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Charter schools offer a good choice for Americans

Charter schools offer a good choice for Americans

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The secularization of America

The secularization of America

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Progressive, sexual radical slams transgenderism

Progressive, sexual radical slams transgenderism

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Bernie Sanders to attend Vatican conference on economy and society

Bernie Sanders to attend Vatican conference on economy and society

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Bridges as destinations: an essay

Bridges as destinations: an essay

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Young Americans not so keen on democracy

Young Americans not so keen on democracy

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Corrupt politicians and police lead to cyber-porn and child abuse

Corrupt politicians and police lead to cyber-porn and child abuse

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Trump responds to LGBT issues

Trump responds to LGBT issues

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Millennials and their trendy wedding vows

Millennials and their trendy wedding vows

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