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5 Rock Solid Ways to Master Fear

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

Ebola, ISIS, midterm elections, climate change, drought, unemployment. The headlines of the day provide plenty of fodder for fearful reactions. "We H...

Blunder Road: The Christian Science Monitor's Absurd Commentary on the Springsteen-Fallon Christie Parody

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 03.19.2014 | Media
Geoffrey Dunn

Sometimes all you can do is shake your head in disgust at the insipid tendencies of the Christian Science Monitor's national political coverage.

Launch a Missile, Save a Refugee

Jim Moore | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Jim Moore

Serious doubts about U.S. action in Syria are surfacing all over editorial pages, social media, across the aisles of both chambers of Congress, throughout the nation, and around the world. If I were a headline writer, I'd have "It's a Mess" printed in the largest possible type.

Election Day: The Battle in Pakistan & Washington to Stop Imran Khan

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

Whether or not Khan's party wins big on Saturday, it's already won the hearts and minds of tens of millions of Pakistanis. And that alone seems to be the most threatening thing of all.

Terror Threat? Climate Change Shrinking Plants and Animals Part of Bigger Global Security Threat

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

This week's announcement that climate change is shrinking plant and animal species and is likely to have a negative impact on human nutrition in the f...

Occupying Political Space for Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.28.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

There is a new political moment in Palestine and the Arab world, which allows a different discussion than in the past, and rehashing old shibboleths isn't likely to help the Palestinian people win their freedom.

Why Donald Trump Is No Wendell Willkie

Asher Smith | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

Is Donald Trump Wendell Willkie, the 1940 presidential candidate plucked from the private sector during the 1940 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia? The comparison is tempting.

The Top 10 Benefits Of A College Degree | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A college degree pays off financially and intangibly for the graduate -- and for society at large, says a report from the College Board. Here are 10 t...

WikiLeaks and the Cult of Secrets

Daniel Denvir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Denvir

Julian Assange thought exposing secrets would bring the whole rotten edifice down. But when it comes to the American people, the most sinister lies actually hide in plain sight.

Obama Isn't Doing Enough to Scare America, says Christian Science Monitor

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

According to the Christian Science Monitor, if you protest being molested in an airport, that's a sure sign that you are not afraid of Al Qaeda. And that's a problem on both fronts.

Stan Greenberg: Afghanistan War Likely Cause of Primary Challenge

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Press reports have suggested that the White House is trying to make Democratic voters forget that the Administration promised to start drawing down troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.

What Does Juan Williams' Firing Say About Journalism?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"[Juan] Williams is just the latest big-name reporter, after Rich Sanchez and Helen Thomas, to be fired for expressing a personal opinion about a sens...

'The Next Economic Crash Will Be The Same As The Last'

Christian Science Monitor | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In The Postcatastrophe Economy: Rebuilding America and Avoiding the Next Bubble, venture capitalist and macroeconomic sage Eric Janszen reckons it is ...

DNC Welcomes Crist Running as Independent

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

As the deadline nears for Florida Governor Charlie Crist to announce whether he'll leave the Republican party and run as an Independent for a Florida ...

Cornyn to Crist: I Want My Money Back!

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

Senator John Cornyn has some stern words for Charlie Crist. Should the Florida Governor abandon the GOP and run as an Independent for the Senate, Cornyn and other Republican leaders will demand Crist return their campaign donations.

Cannabis and the Christian Science Monitor

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norm Stamper

When the government rejects rational, research-driven, evidence-based approaches to drug policy, and our safety, it's time for the people to act.

Purity, Integrity, Inspiration: Possible in 2009 News Online?

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sheila Shayon

In 2009, the Christian Science Monitor, a 100 year-old news organization, became the first nationally circulated newspaper to replace its daily print edition with its website.

Madeleine Albright: Stop Creating More Terrorists in Afghanistan

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

The last time the Democrats ran a war, it was "Madeleine's war," when we bombed Serbia. Albright, the former secretary of state, weighs in on Obama's deliberations on Afghanistan.

Iranian Women: We Feel Cheated, Frustrated, And Betrayed (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Look closely at the images of mass demonstrations taking place in Iran this week and you will see them: thousands of brave Iranian women taking to the streets to protest an election they feel was stolen.

CSM, WSJ Respond to Criticism of Claim of Plurality for Honduran Coup

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Naiman

The discrepancy between the different press reports last week is now explained. But questions remain. Did these outlets rely on La Prensa as their sole source, and if so, why?

U.S. Press Falsely Claims Honduran Plurality for Coup

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The opinion of the Honduran population, even if difficult to discern in the repression following the coup, is without question a key fact in understanding the situation.

Remembering My Battle Against Fundamentalists

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Our biggest accomplishment was standing up for those torn down by the TV evangelists.

The Guest is God's Friend: The Detention of Iason Athanasiadis in Iran

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Iason's detention is part a pattern of arrests and detentions of foreign reporters and Iranians working for Western news agencies.

World Association of Newspapers' President Slams Aggregators and Reveals Merger With IFRA

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

Even if the recession is over, what are newspapers going to do with the ever growing competition coming from their online counterparts?

The Christian Science Monitor's Media Milestone

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Al Eisele

The demise of the daily Monitor's print edition was only the latest example of how newspapers are rapidly moving from doorstep to desktop as they grapple with life in the brave new world of the Internet.