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2 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY | AUGUST 19 & 26, 2019 29 THE MONITOR'S VIEW 30 READERS WRITE INKLINGS 31 GLOBAL NEWSSTAND HOME FORUM ESSAY Doing for others what I don't do for myself By Murr Brewster 33 IN A WORD A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE 34 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKU MUSIC Arvo Pärt Center celebrates simplicity By Isabelle de Pommereau 38 ON FILM How mothers fare in the movies By Peter Rainer 40 BOOKS Art enlivens tale of 19th-century naturalist By Anna Tarnow IN PICTURES The spice trade blooms in Delhi By Ann Hermes HUMANITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES US awakens to white nationalist terror By Patrik Jonsson and Harry Bruinius In France, can interaction deter radicalization? By Colette Davidson Why Trump targets big cities By Linda Feldmann, Patrik Jonsson, and Harry Bruinius Traditional horse racing revives in South Africa By Christopher Clark 14 OVERHEARD 15 THE EXPLAINER 16 PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE To save rare ponies, Amanda Simpson and Stathis Katsarelias have given up almost everything By Becky Holladay SCIENCE AND NATURE An age of discovery unfolds beneath the waves By Amanda Paulson 20 POINTS OF PROGRESS ® "The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind" – MARY BAKER EDDY AUGUST 19 & 26 | VOLUME 111 – ISSUE 40 & 41 C O N T E N T S P E R S P E C T I V E S A R T S & C U L T U R E 22 C O V E R S T O R Y By Harry Bruinius With 800 dialects, the New York borough of Queens is the most linguistically diverse place in the world. Cover photo: Ann Hermes/Staff For subscriptions or change of address: within U.S.: 800-456-2220, outside U.S.: 1-515-362-7462, email: or post: The Christian Science Monitor Weekly, P.O. Box 6074, Harlan, IA 51593-1574 Monitor Weekly digital edition: Reader comments/questions: 617-450-2300 | Permission to reprint: PARS International, 253 West 35th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Phone: 212-221-9595, fax: 212-221-9195 | CANADA POST: Publications mail agreement nr. 1435922. © 2019 The Christian Science Publishing Society (ISSN 2166-3262 PRINT, ISSN 2688-044X ONLINE) Published weekly, except when combined issues counting as two issues are published, by The Christian Science Publishing Society, 210 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA, USA, 02115-3195. An activity of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA. The Christian Science Monitor is a trademark registered in the U.S.P.T.O. and in other countries. Registered as a periodical with the U.S. Postal Service. Periodicals postage paid at Boston, MA, and at additional mailing offices. Canada Revenue Agency G.S.T. Registra- tion Number 126916436. POSTMASTER: Send all UAA to CFS. NON-POSTAL AND MILITARY FACILITIES: send address corrections to The Christian Science Monitor, P.O. Box 6074, Harlan, IA 51593-1574 N E W S 32 6 18 36 42

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