Nationalism

President Trump at a White House discussion of school reopenings this week. (Credit...Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times)

U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

by eCommunicator GOOD MORNING. WE’RE COVERING THE DISPUTE OVER REOPENING U.S. SCHOOLS, A $38 BILLION PLAN TO SAVE BRITISH JOBS AND A CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS IN SERBIA. Schools become a flash point in U.S. reopening debate President Trump is at odds with his own public health experts over how to […]

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Memorial Day 2020

by eCommunicator Trace Adkins Performs “Still a Soldier” on the 2020 National Memorial Day Concert As all 50 states in the US begin lifting restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus outbreak, the CDC still recommends people to: Social distance Wear a face mask in public Perform hand hygiene […]

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How America Invented the Celts (image Pixabay)

How America Invented the Celts

by Charles A. Coulombe March has arrived, and with it, St. Patrick’s Day—patronal feast of the Emerald Isle. But two of the other five Celtic peoples have their patron’s days in March as well. Wales’s St. David opens the month on the first, and Cornwall’s St. Piran rolls along four […]

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The True Meaning of Freedom

The True Meaning of Freedom

by Alex Lickerman, M.D. We may not have free will, but we can still act freely—sort of. America is a symbol of freedom all over the world, enjoying as it does freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press. Our ancestors prized these political freedoms so much […]

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Our Christian Heritage

Our Christian Heritage

by Jesus Christ Savior Sailing for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, Christopher Columbus reached America in the Bahamas on Friday, October 12, 1492. Columbus and his men knelt down and gave thanks to God for their safe voyage and claimed the island a Spanish possession. He christened the […]

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Maryland: First Mass, 1634. (Photograph by Granger)

Maryland

by Jesus Christ Savior Maryland was one of four of the original 13 English colonies that was specifically chartered for religious freedom, as a refuge from religious persecution. Maryland was the primary entry point for Catholics in the English colonies. Lord Baltimore George Calvert was secretary of state for King […]

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The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

by Jesus Christ Savior On November 9, 1620, the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers with 50 Pilgrims aboard in search of religious freedom, approached Cape Cod, Massachusetts, having left England 65 days earlier on September 6, 1620. The Pilgrims were Separatist Protestants who made a clean break with the Anglican Church […]

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Educating future leaders in Nigeria ( Image Africa Research Institute).

Who Will Take Over in Nigeria?

by Cheta Nwanze Geopolitics is the study of the effects of geography on politics and human relations; mainly the relationships between nations. To most people, the word “nation” refers to countries, but the study of geopolitics may also focus on relations between sub-national geopolitical entities, such as our geopolitical zones, […]

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