Readers Respond -- Readers write: Gardening tips, equine therapy, and more -- Letters to the editor for the June 8, 2020 weekly magazine. Readers discuss the history of equine therapy, the year's best gardening books, and more.
15 hours agoThe Monitor's View -- For whistleblowers, an honest day's pay -- With trillions spent to rescue the U.S. economy, corporate tipsters are stepping up. One just received the largest reward ever from the SEC.
15 hours agoThe Forgotten King: Commentary on protest, race, and MLK - As U.S. cities writhe in protest, columnist Ken Makin urges Americans to consider the roots of rage feeding the unrest.
1 day agoThe Monitor's View - With new crises, the world's change agents embrace change - Both the pandemic and the George Floyd killing have brought activist groups together, forcing new directions for the givers and doers in society.
1 day agoThe Monitor's View -- Peacemakers rescue the protests -- Nonviolent activists like George Floyd's brother put love into action against the rioters and looters.
3 days agoThe Monitor's View -- Justice for George Floyd, one trial at a time -- The lead prosecutor in the case sees justice as individual – for an act of homicide. That is a basis for systemic reforms.
4 days agoThe Monitor's View -- What U.S. protesters can learn from Ferguson -- The Missouri city's long-term response to a 2014 police killing shows a different way to confront racial inequities.
6 days agoFrom the Editor -- Humanity's ultimate laboratory -- Just because something is hard does not mean that it is unnecessary, and our families give us ample evidence of that every day – especially now.
6 days agoThe Monitor's View -- A grand cleansing in governance -- The pandemic's economic fallout is forcing governments to shape up quickly. First demands: accountability and transparency.
8 days agoThe Monitor's View -- An opening for softer diplomacy? -- As Iran ships petroleum to Venezuela, the U.S. looks the other way, cracking a door for better ties with both regimes.
9 days agoThe Monitor's View -- China puts GDP target on history's ash pit -- The ruling party abandons the material growth standard of gross domestic product. Now, like many nations, it struggles to define progress in alternative ways.
10 days agoFrom the Editor -- 'Fake news' and 'real news' -- Journalism can inform, advocate, and entertain. Yet there is something greater journalism can do: it can enlighten and illumine.
10 days agoThe Monitor's View -- The nuts and bolts of integrity in the US election -- The 2020 campaign and the vote itself are challenged by the fallout from COVID-19. What's needed to raise public trust?
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