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David P. Goldman, Asia Times

Why do Jews as well as Christians–but not Muslims–laugh at jokes about the founders of their faiths?

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In cooperation with social workers, local institutions, and embassies, the nuns assist the women in getting new documents, necessary for a new start.

A conservative anti-poverty agenda: Criminal justice reform
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week

America’s criminal justice system entrenches far too many people in poverty. And the fact that this system so disproportionately incarcerates black men is the disgusting icing on an awful cake.

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Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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