In Poland, he asks the West to defend its values of faith and freedom. Maybe his best speech yet! Trump was especially strong in emphasizing religious freedom and traditional society in his address to Poland, invoking Pope John Paul II’s famous visit to Krakow in 1979. A strong call to action against the secularization and […]
To improve nutrition, the free distribution of food as practiced by the WFP, and the broad subsidy policies of developing countries designed to keep prices low, may not always be the best strategy. As we recently pointed out in the print edition, the WFP has been experimenting with the greater use of cash benefits and […]
Russia wanted this warm water port in the ’80’s, which is why we unfortunately supported Gen Zia’s Islamic centralization of the country. Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: Gwadar Port: Pakistan, China all set to develop master plan – The Express Tribune
CORRECTION: At 0:16, Dr. Davies says “In 1990, the United Nations set very ambitious Millennium Development Goals.” The Millennium Development Goals were set in the year 2000; several of these goals use 1990 as a starting point.
Iceland abolished slavery in 1117. Ironically thousands of Icelanders (including millions other Europeans) will be enslaved by Muslim pirates in the following centuries.
African lives have already greatly improved over the past decade, says Oliver August. The next ten years will be even better Source: A hopeful continent | The Economist
A Denver pastor is using her personal stories about freeing South Sudanese slaves to inspire Marin Catholic High School students to support her cause and advocate an end to slavery. The Rev. Heidi McGinness has been working with Christian Solidarity International — a nonprofit human rights organization — for about 10 years, documenting the stories […]
THE giant stone statues scattered around remote Easter Island are even more impressive than they first appear. Hidden from view, the heads are attached to bodies that extend metres underground. Source: Archaeologists have known since 1919 that Easter Island’s heads have bodies. Did you?