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Symbols of justice


A series of contemporary anthologies by BJ Novak (Office) finds surprising new angles on hot topics. NBC’s Beloved Brooklyn nine-nine ends with an hour-long finale. Dan Brown’s bookish symbologist Robert Langton embarks on a new adventure in a limited-series Peacock. The vampires of What we do in the shadows Head to Atlantic City, and all …

Police in the United States Capitol have called for help from the Pentagon ahead of a planned rally in support of those charged in connection with the deadly January 6 riot by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Department of Defense press secretary John Kirby told reporters on Wednesday that “we have received a request …

Former President George W. Bush on Saturday warned against local violent extremism during a speech at the Flight 93 memorial on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Driving the news: “We have seen more and more evidence that dangers to our country can come not only from borders, but also from the violence that …

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri, Evangel University will no longer evoke the Middle East or the Middle Ages. Since 1955, the flagship institution of the Assemblies of God has acclaimed its crusaders, filled with helmeted knights and couriers. This semester, the university will announce its new mascot soon after reviewing nearly 300 submitted …

A citizen educator Dr Syed Saleheen Qadri. Photo: Collected “> Dr Syed Saleheen Qadri. Photo: Collected In the grip of the fight against the scourge of Covid-19, Bangladesh unfortunately lost many of its illustrious sons in the not so distant past. Much to the dismay of many, there has been another addition to this list. …

The 25-year-old leader of the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division was recently convicted of a hate crime. Cameron Shea was charged with federal conspiracy and hate crime for threatening journalists and lawyers working to expose anti-Semitism and was sentenced to three years in prison. Shea and three co-defendants have targeted Jewish or colored journalists in retaliation …

Four men who allegedly came to an understanding through a neo-Nazi forum were indicted last week on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack on the power grid in Idaho and the northwestern United States, a declared the Department of Justice (DOJ). Paul James Kryscuk, 35, Liam Collins, 21, Jordan Duncan, 26, and Joseph Maurino, 22, …

Card Ranjith urged his fellow Sri Lankans to display the symbol of mourning to protest the government’s failure to find the truth about the 2019 attacks. Many civil society groups support the prelate’s request, but for others, it is lip service. At least 25 people have been charged in connection with the attacks, but authorities …

IT IS NOT a narrative expedient for me to pretend that I can remember my first meeting with Shakespeare. I was living with my parents at the time. There was time to fill before dinner – empty times when I didn’t have the will or the need to take any action. I would kill this …

Pastors have broad job descriptions. They are preachers, teachers, counselors, administrators, organizers and more. Many church members rarely interact with their pastors outside of Sunday morning worship, making it difficult to understand the dynamics of this role. “Behind the Chair” is a regular article meant to draw the curtain on the minister’s life and introduce …