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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A conversation with Kristin Du Mez

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