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September 16, 2019

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2 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY | SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 29 THE MONITOR'S VIEW 30 READERS WRITE INKLINGS 31 GLOBAL NEWSSTAND HOME FORUM ESSAY Unafraid to be frayed By Susan Sarver 33 IN A WORD A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE 34 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKU CULTURE Hollywood banks on older stars By Stephen Humphries 38 FILM 'One Child Nation' lays bare China's policies By Peter Rainer 39 BOOKS A scholar examines the Bible's construction By Steve Donoghue IN PICTURES Afghans rebuild a symbol of pride By Scott Peterson HUMANITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES Can a flag be hate speech? By Ryan Lenora Brown Why a black lawyer defended a white killer By Patrik Jonsson When is a service dog truly a service dog? By Patrik Jonsson College admissions grapple with privilege By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo 14 OVERHEARD 15 THE EXPLAINER 16 PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE The write hand: Pushpa Nagaraj helps hundreds of disabled students in India take exams By Ganesh Vancheeswaran SCIENCE AND NATURE Why EU is battling Amazon fires By Dominique Soguel 20 POINTS OF PROGRESS ® "The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind" – MARY BAKER EDDY SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 | VOLUME 111 – ISSUE 44 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 Noelle Swan and Nathan Eagle How Hawaii is trying to forge a post-fossil fuel future – and the problems it faces in getting there. Cover photo: Cathy Bussewit/AP 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. 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 41 32

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