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4/26-5/3 COVER STORY: CSI: HOUSTON - How a Crime Lab in Texas is restoring public trust in the flawed science of forensics - and becoming a national model.

 

FROM THE EDITOR:  p.3  As seen on TV?  The real promise of forensic science.  This week, Henry Gass considers (page 26) the fact that Forensic science is usually held up as nearly infallible.  It isn’t.  Thousands of cases have been tainted by faulty forensic analysis over the years.  Now a lab in Houston is boosting public confidence in forensics, and the justice system, by operating in a new way.

 

NEWS

P. 6 As Myanmar protests continue, a glimmer of greater unity.

P. 8   “The status quo is not working.”  Mountain town reckons with homelessness.

P. 10 Senegal’s rape law changed last year.  Have attitudes?

P. 12 What Georgia’s voting law actually says - and why the stakes seem so high.

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4/19 COVER STORY: ASSEMBLY REQUIRED - Can America make Democracy work better.

 

FROM THE EDITOR: p.3  Can American Democracy be fixed?  This week, Peter Grier examines (p.23) the historic divisions the U.S. faces in the wake of the 2020 election, and why the political system is under stress and what can be done to make it function better.

 

NEWS

P.6  ‘We want systemic change.”  Minneapolis activists look beyond Chauvin trial.

P.10 Should a bullying comedy routine be illegal?

P.12 Where are you really from?  Reflections on being American.

P.15 Earth Day 2021: Carbon emissions score card.

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4/12 COVER STORY: GAME CHANGERS - Why more women are coaching in men’s professional sports.

 

FROM THE EDITOR: P.3 Breaking the Grass Ceiling.  In this issue, Kendra Nordin Beato examines(p.20) the fact that more women are coaching on men’s professional teams than ever before, and asking if this will change the future of sports.

 

NEWS

P.6  Diverse faiths find common cause in defiance of Myanmar military

P.8 ‘It’s people being resourceful’: Why startups are booming

P.10 Liberties shrank amid pandemic.  Will citizens get them back?

P.13 Recognizing the place of Indigenous peoples

 

PERSPECTIVES, THE HOME FORUM, ARTS & CULTURE AND BOOKS round out the Weekly Edition.

 

UPDATE: Due to the Pandemic & ongoing postal challenges, The Christian Science Monitors are arriving at varying times. We appreciate your patience.

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