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Friday, August 16, 2019

Iowa clergyperson to face trial

Truck drives into line of Jewish demonstrators protesting ICE in Rhode Island
Religion News Service: A truck attempted to barrel through a group of Jewish protesters in an incident that left five people hospitalized and drew attention to Jewish criticism of the Trump administration's immigration policies.

Labor Dept. moves to expand religion exemption for hiring and firing
New York Times: The Labor Department has proposed a rule that would allow more federal contractors to base employment decisions on religion, a move that rights advocates said could be used to discriminate against workers for all manner of reasons.

Iowa clergyperson to face trial
United Methodist News Service: The Rev. Anna Blaedel is charged with violating The United Methodist Book of Discipline as a "self-avowed practicing homosexual."

How the Right lost faith in capitalism
UnHerd: In the US, the Left are no longer the most vocal challengers of market forces.

How do social and emotional skills develop in youth?
Brookings: Investing in high-quality education is key.

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