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A Playlist of Political Protest Songs

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

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Religious Liberals and Conservatives in America

With important election results still being counted, it is interesting to look at the ways Americans identify with different candidates. Often, religious groups tend to lean one way or the other when it comes to politics ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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How To Encourage Members of Your Faith Community To Vote

Election season is in full swing, and this year it seems the stakes of the outcomes are higher than ever. Reminders to vote are flooding social media platforms, arriving in text messages and emails to registered voters a ...

Category: Politics

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As COVID-19 Continues To Delay Weddings, Couples Are Losing Money

Weddings are often incredibly expensive affairs. While costs can vary depending on individual decisions, the average couple in the United States still spends over $30,000 on their big day. These expenses generally includ ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

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The Sikhs and COVID-19

COVID-19 outbreaks have produced a variety of responses from religions of all kinds. Not a group to be overlooked, people of the Sikh faith have made impressive efforts to offer help to those suffering due to the virus. ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Religion

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Joe Biden's Stance on Religion and How It May Sway Voters

The United States is known for being a country that values religious freedom through the separation of church and state. While politics and religion are meant to stay independent of one another, there is often a lot of c ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

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Has COVID-19 Taken a Higher Toll on Some Religious Groups?

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected people from all walks of life, some people have experienced the repercussions of the virus differently from others. There are several ways the virus is hitting some group ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Religion

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Has Sticking to a Halal Diet Been Made More Difficult by Current Issues?

“Halal” is a term that refers to a good and acceptable way of life for a person who is Muslim. It means the opposite of the word “haram,” another Arabic term that refers to that which is forbidden. There are very ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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The Role of Religion in US Elections

With presidential elections quickly approaching in the United States, it can be interesting to see the different ways in which candidates appeal to voters. With religion being an important part of life for many Americans ...

Category: Politics Religion

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Buddhism's Response to Current Issues

While it is sometimes seen as more of a philosophy than a religion in the United States and other Western countries, it is important to remember that Buddhism does in fact have a religious structure and many deeply faith ...

Category: Aid Politics Religion

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