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February 17, 2020

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2 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY | FEBRUARY 17, 2020 29 THE MONITOR'S VIEW 30 READERS WRITE INKLINGS 31 GLOBAL NEWSSTAND HOME FORUM ESSAY The game we played By Robert McGee 33 IN A WORD A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE 34 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKU SOCIETY Can diversity be 'too much of a good thing'? By Harry Bruinius 38 FILM 'Emma' honors love's dizzying permutations By Peter Rainer 40 BOOKS Chinese memoirist recalls life in the Sahara By Terry Hong IN PICTURES Traditional clothing reveals cultural heritage By Cassandre Coyer HUMANITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES Hong Kong activists color-code businesses By Lenora Chu From steel to avocado toast, a town in transformation By Laurent Belsie New Trump rules mean more jobs – and more pollution By Patrik Jonsson In Quebec, freedom of religion, or freedom from it? By Sara Miller Llana 14 OVERHEARD 15 THE EXPLAINER 16 PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE Faisal Saeed al-Mutar fights extremism, one translation at a time By Riley Robinson SCIENCE AND NATURE Remembering Spitzer, the little space telescope that could By Eva Botkin-Kowacki 20 POINTS OF PROGRESS ® "The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind." – MARY BAKER EDDY FEBRUARY 17, 2020 | VOLUME 112 – ISSUE 13 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 Henry Gass Two men who served time for crimes they didn't commit run a nonprofit in Texas that works to exonerate other falsely accused prisoners. 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. © 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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