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The world has witnessed a 25-year trend of declining poverty in the world's poorest nations. Currently, less than one billion people live in extreme poverty, defined as having an income of $1.25 per day. In an effort to continue this trend, the World Bank and global faith community has recently put forth a bold agenda - to reduce the number...
Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
The Most Reverend Bishop Nelson J. Perez was appointed the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland by Pope Francis on July 11, 2017answas installed on September 5, 2017. Inhis firstmonths of his episcopacy, Bishop Perez has been embraced and...
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, over five million people have been forced to flee their homeland. Of these refugees, just under 21,000 have been accepted into the United States–often after years of being waitlisted. Upon arrival, refugees...
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Over the last several months, the #MeToo movement has shaken the entertainment industry. Actors and film executives resigned or were dismissed as allegations of sexual harassment and gender discrimination mounted, yet somehow, leaders in the music industry seemed unscathed. But not...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
When the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) was mentioned during the 2008 Presidential debates, it should have been a boon to the group who had spent decades fighting for impoverished communities. As with all social justice groups,...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
How much weight does an IQ score actually hold? Considering all the different types of intelligence, can a simplistic number truly tell us what someone is capable of? Director Dan Habib, whose career has centered on films about the disabled,...
Monday, April 09, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
What do freedom and democracy look like in the 21st century, and why are people fighting for it? Exploring these two pressing questions—and examining the moral and physical conflicts that arise as a result—is the aim of this smart documentary....
Monday, April 09, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Senator Brown began his political career upon being elected as Ohio's Secretary of State in 1983. He then served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th District. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006,...
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