Saturday Series
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Torn between two lives

Biography | The public success and private failings of Grover Cleveland, Part 1
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/06/19, 11:07 am

Editor’s note: Marvin Olasky continues his monthly biographical series on key individuals from late 19th and early 20th century American history. In February and March, we looked at the life of John D. Rockefeller. This month we present Part 1 on the life of Grover Cleveland.

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The temple of Fido

Culture | How our worship of animals dehumanizes us
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 3/30/19, 01:55 am

Pets on planes. The stories have become their own sub-genre in journalism.

Consider the 2014 story of US Airways Flight 598, which was en route from Los Angeles to Philadelphia but was diverted to Kansas City because a dog had diarrhea.

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Work matters

Books | An excerpt from WORLD’s 2018 Book of the Year in the Understanding America category
by Oren Cass
Posted 3/23/19, 08:08 am

In The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America, Oren Cass offers the best explanation I’ve seen of why Donald Trump is in the White House now. Cass points out how our educational system has a college fetish that leaves most students poorly prepared to enter the workforce. He shows that our gross national product has increased but many workers have had difficulty supporting their families.

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