• From our archives: ‘Drive to end slums’
  • January 18, 2019

    The American civil-rights movement has thrust northward into the big cities. To give a clearer understanding of what those challenges can mean to a city, The Christian Science Monitor asked for two ‘inside’ assessments from Chicago. The following, by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
  • In ticking of ‘The Clock,’ a parallel to Brexit's relentless grind
  • January 18, 2019

    This is my third reporting trip in three months to cover Brexit, the never-ending national drama over Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. On each trip I find time to visit the Tate Modern, a colossal art museum in a converted power station two miles downriver of the ...
  • What really happens behind bars? Insiders make videos to show you
  • January 18, 2019

    Lt. Sam Robinson of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) watches over them, because they must be under the supervision, or “coverage,” of a corrections officer at all times. The men, members of a filmmaking program called FirstWatch, are incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison. “Film [is] ...
  • Macron’s turn at G7 helm: Can he offer Trump anything to keep him in?
  • January 17, 2019

    With France taking its turn this year as head of the Group of Seven most-advanced industrialized countries, President Emmanuel Macron is identifying climate change and cooperative efforts to soften the economic downsides of globalization as his priorities. In other words, how does a group of the world’s most powerful ...

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