FROM Greg Jao
Bias v. Religious Freedom on the Cal State University Campus InterVarsity is an evangelical Christian group with 860 chapters at American colleges and universities. It’s been around for almost 70 years, but lately it’s being challenged by some institutions. A year ago, the 23-campus California State University System officially “de-recognized” InterVarsity, but the group is fighting back. It’s all about by-laws laying out the requirements for leadership.
After Syria strike a new Trump doctrine emerges The President who promised an end to entanglements in the Middle East and snuggled up to Vladimir Putin has now outraged Russia with surprise missile attacks on Syria. That's raised questions about who's running the White House? We hear a variety of answers.
"Tough on crime" rhetoric sees a revival at Sessions' DOJ The pendulum swings between treatment-focused approaches to drug abuse and tough law enforcement. Now, after years of Obama-era "reforms," President Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions wants local police freed from federal restrictions to fight another "war on drugs."
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.