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Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, is sworn in to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight" on Capitol Hill in Washington February 4, 2016. Shkreli invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and declined to answer questions on Thursday from U.S. lawmakers interested in why the company raised the price of a lifesaving medicine by 5,000 percent.  REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX25HGY

Heroes of the new Gilded Age: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Reg Whitaker on our new Gilded Age [Issue 39, 2016]
by Reg Whitaker
 

 
 
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Imposed from above

The Quebec state has imposed a new Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) program which replaces all previous religious instruction and moral education, and it is compulsory [From Inroads 26, 2010]
by Gary Caldwell
 

 

 
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Education for pluralism

Georges Leroux responds to Gary Caldwell's critique of the new Quebec Ethics and Religious Culture program [From Inroads 26, 2010]
by Georges Leroux
 

 
 
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Religion, ethics and schools

Is Quebec’s new Ethics and Religious Culture course a step toward mutual respect, or a new state religion? An introduction by Louisa Blair [From Inroads 26, 2010]
by Louisa Blair
 

 

 
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The evolving landscape 
of American Christianity

Gregory Baum looks into the evolving landscape 
of American Christianity [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Gregory Baum
 

 
 
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The religious test

Elections and politics and religions and theological grounds. Bob Chodos writes about the religious test in the U.S. [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Bob Chodos
 

 

 
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The rise and fall of Clara Brett Martin

Who was Clara Brett Martin and why would anyone want to put her name on a building, let alone tear it off? [First published in 1995.]
by Robert Martin
 

 
 
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An interview with Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew stepped down as Singapore Prime Minister in 1990, but still wields enormous influence in the Cabinet Room where the interview took place ... [First published in 1993.]
by Frank Koller