Vol. 36, No. 5
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A country up for grabs

International | Myanmar’s military toppled the civilian government. Now the country’s diverse population is banding together in protest

Facing the algorithms

Technology | As police turn to facial recognition technology to identify suspects and solve cases, critics worry about privacy and false accusations

To police or not to police?

Homelessness | In Los Angeles, “defunding the police” led to disbanding a unit specially designed to help with homelessness

Voter migration

Politics | Donald Trump made gains among some Hispanic voters in 2020. Will the GOP continue the trend?

Fallout from Ravi Zacharias’ abuse begins

Sexual Abuse | Apologetics ministry considers next steps while affiliates break away

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2.25.21 Child tax credits, Texas power woes, and serving schools

Leigh Jones reports on two plans to change child tax credits; Mary Reichard talks to MIT energy professor Christopher Knittel about problems with the Texas power grid; and Kim Henderson meets a woman helping her church to love its neighbors at a local elementary school. Plus: commentary from Cal Thomas, a preview of this week’s Listening In, an expensive Bay Area move, and the Thursday morning news. Support The World and Everything in It today at wng.org/donate. Additional support comes from Pensacola Christian College. Empowering Christian leaders to influence the world. More at: go.pcci.edu/World And from from Dordt University. Providing an education rooted in faith—for engineers, nurses, social workers, teachers, and more. More at dordt.edu.

Listening In goes beyond talking points by providing in-depth conversations with newsmakers and thought leaders. This weekly, half-hour program adds candor to personal stories and perspectives.

A conversation with James Emery White

This week, hear Warren Smith's conversation with writer and pastor James Emery White.

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