Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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Population concentration

Evangelism | New megacities open new doors to disciple the nations
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/14/19, 03:43 pm

New York City’s metropolitan area became the world’s first megacity in the 1930s, when its population passed the 10 million mark. By 2015 New York City had fallen to No. 9 in a rapidly urbanizing world with 30 megacities. By 2018 there were 33 such cities, and forecasters anticipate 15 more megacities by 2035—perhaps six within the next decade. A World Bank report of a decade ago was right to pronounce urban growth “one of the most important challenges of the 21st century.”

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Meat and cod pie may suffer from a ‘hard Brexit’

International | British farmers could lose their valuable trade agreements with Europe
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/13/19, 03:55 pm

BRITAIN: Following Tuesday’s defeat in Parliament of Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to exit the European Union, on an unequivocal 391-242 vote, lawmakers voted Wednesday not to leave the EU without a formal agreement and will vote Thursday on whether to seek a delay, meaning a no-deal Brexit remains a distinct possibility.

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How they stand

Middle East | ISIS may be beaten in Iraq and Syria, but for Yazidi women who have escaped its atrocities, the battle to survive such brutality and find justice for war crimes is only beginning
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/13/19, 02:48 pm

One thing you notice, interviewing the survivors, is they all sit the same way: knees pulled to their chests, arms encircling their knees, hugging themselves tightly as they talk, wanting to share but also recoil from violent memories of their captivity at the hands of Islamic State.

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