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Gospel-centered politics

Q&A | The Bible gives us models for ensuring our politics conform to our faith, especially under a new presidential administration
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/29/20, 12:00 am

One of WORLD Magazine’s slogans since the 1990s has been “Sensational facts, understated prose.” Many publications, though, practice angry overstatement—and, starting in 2005, Erick Woods Erickson became known as a master of the form. He was editor in chief of RedState and then a political contributor to CNN and Fox News. At age 45 Erickson, still lively but less militant, concentrates on his popular Atlanta talk show: This month brings his 10th anniversary on radio station WSB. Here are edited excerpts of our Dec. 9 interview. 

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Biden announces DeVos’ replacement

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/22/20, 06:05 pm

As education commissioner for the state of Connecticut, Miguel Cardona worked to support in-person learning, renewed existing charter schools, and tried to improve education for non-English-speaking students. As President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Education, he will coordinate the administration’s efforts to reopen most schools across the country in the administration’s first 100 days. On Tuesday, Biden announced his plans to nominate Cardona, who will replace outgoing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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History lessons

Government | The past should guide presidential transitions
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/19/20, 02:32 pm

Days of tumult in the United States coincided with formidable days for Europeans. On Election Day, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a Nov. 2 terror attack in the heart of Vienna that killed four people and wounded more than 20. Austrian investigators have identified more than 21 suspected accomplices in what could have become a far deadlier attack. 

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