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Child Labor Exploitation Not Often Easy to Recognize
Child Labor Exploitation Not Often Easy to Recognize

By: Elizabeth Goatley
When we think about labor trafficking, we often think about adults forced into exploitation. Children are victims of labor trafficking too. And the signs of those being exploited can be difficult to recognize.

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How Your Church Can Help End Child Labor
How Your Church Can Help End Child Labor

By: Marilyn Turner-Triplett
Child labor robs children of the gift of childhood, decimates families and communities and destabilizes the efforts of developing nations to reach their economic potential. What can your church do about it?

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Where Are Schools' Standardized Tests for Empathy?
Where Are Schools' Standardized Tests for Empathy?

By: Colin Harris
Some of the more important lessons in a school experience are not reflected in test scores. Lessons of integrity and empathy are hard to evaluate by objective measurements. But some schools are making progress.

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3 Levels of Response to Climate Change
3 Levels of Response to Climate Change

By: Lois Mitchell
Even though Christians have divergent views on climate change, ample evidence exists for us to be concerned and engaged in efforts to mitigate the effects and advocate for better approaches.

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Police Use Brute Force to Block Food for Refugees
Police Use Brute Force to Block Food for Refugees

By: Simon Jones
Volunteers showed up to feed about 100 refugees near the site of the former Calais refugee camp in France. But paramilitary police stood between the two groups, ready to use brute force to ensure no one is fed.

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Lynchings, Nooses and the Violence of Silence
Lynchings, Nooses and the Violence of Silence

By: Starlette McNeill
A noose in an African-American museum reminds us that this form of unfounded vengeance upon African-Americans is still desired by some, that the crowd is only a few steps away. It's only waiting for people to go silent.

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Fish Out of Water: 4 Ways You Can Engage Culture
Fish Out of Water: 4 Ways You Can Engage Culture

By: Ircel Harrison
When Christians discuss culture, they most often tend to focus on the negative aspects and condemn those things. In reality, we can't function without culture. Culture is not our enemy.

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Should We Give More Attention to Plight of White Men in U.S.?
Should We Give More Attention to Plight of White Men in U.S.?

By: Roger Olson
White men in the U.S. are feeling increasingly hopeless, depressed and worthless, making them fodder for would-be populist tyrants. While we focus on women and minorities, perhaps it's time to also include white males.

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Choosing a Better Way in Our Polarized Nation
Choosing a Better Way in Our Polarized Nation

By: Curtis Ramsey-Lucas
Sworn to bitterness and anger, both sides of our polarized nation have demonized each other since the election. Surely, we who follow Jesus can walk a better path and ask others to do the same.

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6 Approaches to Christian Environmental Ethics - Part 3
6 Approaches to Christian Environmental Ethics - Part 3

By: Martin J. Hodson and Margot R. Hodson
Christian environmental ethics has developed into a fruitful area of study, challenging some theological assumptions, particularly concerning creation, redemption and discipleship. Here are 6 approaches.

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Maybe It's Time You Start Recycling Your Blessings
Maybe It's Time You Start Recycling Your Blessings

By: Nick Lear
Do you consider how your actions affect others? Imagine the impact on our society if all of us went out of our way to be kind to others, rather than being self-centered and selfish.

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A Brief History of Secular Environmental Ethics - Part 2
A Brief History of Secular Environmental Ethics - Part 2

By: Martin Hodson and Margot Hodson
Environmental ethics is often thought to have originated in the 1970s, but much of the thought actually predated the '70s. Here's a look at the key thinkers and movements from the 1850s onward.

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A Toolkit for Environmental Ethics - Part 1
A Toolkit for Environmental Ethics - Part 1

By: Martin Hodson and Margot Hodson
Starting out on environmental ethics requires learning new terms and definitions. Once understood, they provide us with tools to go deeper into understanding the ethics of the natural world and our interaction with it.

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Why Do You Not Hear More About Rich Privilege?
Why Do You Not Hear More About Rich Privilege?

By: Roger Olson
While white privilege and male privilege are legitimate areas of concern, you hear little about rich privilege. Having wealth, or appearing to have wealth, gives one automatic privileged status.

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Mothers Become Peacemakers in Israel, Palestine
Mothers Become Peacemakers in Israel, Palestine

By: Lynne Hybels
Every mom wants her child to grow up to be kind and loving, but that's a daunting challenge when you live in a conflict zone. Here's how some mothers in Israel and Palestine are making a positive difference.

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3 Reasons You Didn't Read This News on EthicsDaily.com
3 Reasons You Didn't Read This News on EthicsDaily.com

By: Zach Dawes
A recent Barna report claimed 17 percent of practicing Christians hold a biblical worldview, but EthicsDaily.com passed on reporting that news. Here's how we review such news to ensure its reliability.

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Reaching Your Hispanic Neighbors During Cinco de Mayo
Reaching Your Hispanic Neighbors During Cinco de Mayo

By: Jesse Rincones
Reaching your Hispanic neighbors begins with understanding them. Cinco de Mayo, one of the most celebrated Hispanic holidays in the U.S., is a great place to begin.

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Why People Trust Strangers Over Your Church - Part 1
Why People Trust Strangers Over Your Church - Part 1

By: Renee Embree
How trust flows through our society is changing dramatically. We no longer trust institutions, like churches, but we're willing to place greater trust in strangers, thanks to social media and app technology.

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When We Lack Empathy for Large-Scale Violence
When We Lack Empathy for Large-Scale Violence

By: Philip Jenkins
Some violence we can comprehend, some we can't. Massive numbers become faceless victims. In Third World nations, it's what we expect to happen there. Sadly, we only seem to relate when they're "people like us."

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Combatting Hostile Rhetoric with Civil Speech
Combatting Hostile Rhetoric with Civil Speech

By: Mitch Carnell
When hostile rhetoric fills the airwaves, we need a more civil national and personal dialogue more than ever. And as Christians, we have an obligation to represent Christ with our language.

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Statelessness: Banned from Belonging - Part 1
Statelessness: Banned from Belonging - Part 1

By: Brent Hamoud
Travel and refugee bans have been in the news quite a bit, but one particularly harsh type of ban garners scant media attention or public protest. It's statelessness, and it affects some 15 million people.

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How Your Church Can Prevent Future Acts of Genocide
How Your Church Can Prevent Future Acts of Genocide

By: John Finley
Christian congregations do well to learn from the tragedy of The Holocaust and become, in the Prophet Ezekiel's words, a "watchman" on the gate in order to prevent future acts of genocide.

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Remembering the Holocaust, Vowing to Not Repeat It
Remembering the Holocaust, Vowing to Not Repeat It

By: Fred Guttman
The Holocaust is remembered through international observances twice a year, including one later this month. As the years go by, we mustn't forget what enabled the Holocaust to occur began long before World War II.

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3 Ways to Bridge Divides to Advance Common Good
3 Ways to Bridge Divides to Advance Common Good

By: Zach Dawes
We're a divided society, with each side not listening to the other. But to advance the common good, we must work with others who think differently than we do. After all, if Gimli and Legolas can do it, so can we.

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Standing with Muslims is an Act of Christian Witness
Standing with Muslims is an Act of Christian Witness

By: Lee Beach
When Muslims become targets of hatred, Christians need to stand with our Islamic brothers and sisters and support initiatives that condemn these racist, hateful acts, even if the initiative is not perfect from our perspective.

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