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Evangelicals Without Blowhards

nytimes.com — IN these polarized times, few words conjure as much distaste in liberal circles as "evangelical Christian." That's partly because evangelicals came to be associated over the last 25 years with blowhard scolds. When the Rev. Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson discussed on television whether the 9/11 attacks were God's punishment on feminists, gays and secularists, God should have sued them for defamation.

A Little Respect for Dr. Foster

nytimes.com — ONE sign of a landmark shift in public attitudes: A poll last year found that Americans approved more of gays and lesbians (53 percent) than of evangelical Christians (42 percent). That's partly because some evangelical leaders were intolerant blowhards who give faith a bad name.

Nicholas Kristof: An unsettling complicity

sacbee.com — Western oil companies and banks work closely with Angolan officials, enabling the kleptocracy, and the United States and other governments mostly avert their eyes.

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An Unsettling Complicity

nytimes.com — LUANDA, Angola - There are parasites of all kinds in poor countries. One variety is intestinal, the worms that afflict countless children. In a hospital here in Angola, nurses pointed to a little girl named Marcelina, who they said was at risk of dying from anemia caused by worms and malnutrition.

Big Brother - NYTimes.com

nytimes.com — FROM THIRD WORLD TO FIRST The Singapore Story: 1965-2000. By Lee Kuan Yew. Illustrated. 729 pp. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. $35. Lee Kuan Yew has been one of the most intriguing and exasperating leaders of the post-World War II era.

Two Women, Opposite Fortunes

nytimes.com — LUANDA, Angola - THIS is the tale of two women, each an emblem, in her own way, of one of the world's most corrupt and dysfunctional nations. One of the women is Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman.

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Nicholas Kristof: The deadliest country for kids

sacbee.com — Under Angola's corrupt and autocratic president, José Eduardo dos Santos, billions of dollars flow to a small elite - as kids starve.

Deadliest Country For Kids

nytimes.com — LUBANGO, Angola - This is a country laden with oil, diamonds, Porsche-driving millionaires and toddlers starving to death. New Unicef figures show this well-off but corrupt African nation is ranked No. 1 in the world in the rate at which children die before the age of five.
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Mar 30, 2015

RT @austinmeyer17: Finished @NickKristof & @WuDunn's @APathAppears on the plane & was so inspired that I had 2 walk the aisles 2 release en…

Mar 30, 2015

RT @AmbassadorPower: "Here a woman challenged a man and defended Islam." And for that, Farkhunda was lynched. Heartbreaking story: nyti.ms/1BWOpAU

Mar 30, 2015

RT @rachelswarns: Wow! South African comedian to succeed Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’ nyti.ms/1If8Q12

Mar 30, 2015

Woman Killed in Kabul Transformed From Pariah to Martyr nyti.ms/1IcxnUo

Mar 30, 2015

Primate altruism: The coolest monkeys you ever saw cooperate to fight off a snake: bbc.com/earth/story/20…

Mar 29, 2015

RT @djrothkopf: Iran Backs Away From Key Detail in Nuclear Deal--Typically excellent report by @sangernyt and @gordonnyt. nyti.ms/1yr2FBQ

Mar 29, 2015

RT @DavidInglesTV: MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE: 7.6 quake hits off Papua New Guinea USGS Reports #PapuaNewGuineaQuake #Earthquake

Mar 29, 2015

RT @michaelluo: Palm Sunday read from @nickkristof: "the liberal caricature of evangelicals is incomplete and unfair." nyti.ms/1yniycy

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