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The art behind making disasters manageable

The art behind making disasters manageable

The book Dull Disasters examines how we can get ahead of the inevitable cataclysmic events, rather than resorting to futile generosity after the fact

Feuding ideologies the second American civil war?

Conservative Arthur Brooks argues people can head off a cultural and political implosion by celebrating the perspective of the other

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Crossroads: the growing Republican divide

Rather than a positive endorsement of their world view, Republican electoral success comes down to a simple rejection of the Democrats

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Elizabeth Middle School students get published

The short stories are published in a book called The Surprise, a collection of short stories written by young Canadians. It’s available for purchase online and in book stores

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School board kills diversity without consultation

There are good reasons not to teach To Kill a Mockingbird, but shielding students from racist language is not one of them

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Political “wobbles” prove politics really is a blood sport

Theresa May’s recent political “wobble” brings to mind Margaret Thatcher and the 1987 British election, which she won in spite of herself

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Big ideas: a guide to developing a more functional world

Oxford Prof. Ian Goldin’s 2016 book is an asset for urban development officers and planners, helping to drive prosperity, education and innovation

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A summer reading list to challenge your perspectives

These authors examine death and dying, love and romance, the immigrant experience and cultural chasms, and the heavy burdens family members must often carry

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Rural resilience: how the green movement on the farm can help us all

If we protect the food supply, maintain clean water, reduce runoff, and make a nicer looking landscape, we’ll all benefit

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How the notion of the atheist Muslim can derail intolerance

Author Ali A. Rizvi is dedicated to bringing about an Islamic enlightenment. We must listen if we want to deal with the very real menace of radical Islam

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