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January 13, 2020

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2 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY | JANUARY 13, 2020 29 THE MONITOR'S VIEW 30 READERS WRITE INKLINGS 31 GLOBAL NEWSSTAND HOME FORUM ESSAY I discover a place I already knew By Christine Benvenuto 33 IN A WORD A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE 34 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKU CULTURE Ethical fashion gets a new pattern By Sarah Conway 38 ON FILM 'A Hidden Life' touches on moral conviction By Peter Rainer 40 BOOKS Cultivate the kid scientist in your house By Eoin O'Carroll IN PICTURES Ice sculptures dazzle the senses By Lindsey McGinnis HUMANITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES An anthropologist builds critical trust in Congo By Ryan Lenora Brown In Canada, ice hockey is becoming more inclusive By Sara Miller Llana Unity of United Kingdom showing strains By Simon Montlake What's behind India protests? Muslims say, 'Survival.' By Howard LaFranchi 15 THE EXPLAINER 16 PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE From logger to tree-hugger: Mark Baker fights for the Amazon By Melissa Gaskill SCIENCE AND NATURE Plant-based 'meat' goes mainstream By Laurent Belsie 20 POINTS OF PROGRESS ® "The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind." – MARY BAKER EDDY JANUARY 13, 2020 | VOLUME 112 – ISSUE 8 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 Stacy Teicher Khadaroo A record number of schools are dropping the SAT/ACT requirement, marking a significant shift in how they gauge the value of students. Cover photo: Photo illustration/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. © 2020 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. Registration 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 6 18 36 42 32

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