Hollywood is poised to go on strike

April 29, 2023 0

ONE HUNDRED years ago, the hills above Los Angeles got a facelift. A giant sign was erected to advertise a new real-estate development. Its 13 letters, each 43 feet tall, spelled “HOLLYWOODLAND” (“land” was later Read More

Detroit is working again

April 21, 2023 0

The seal of Detroit, created after it burned to the ground in 1805, anticipated the way despair and determination would vie ever after for the city’s future. One woman weeps beside burning buildings while another Read More

American religion is becoming less exceptional

April 21, 2023 0

WHAT IS a shepherd without a flock? Many of America’s pastors may soon have to answer. In 2014, 3,700 Protestant churches closed, by 2019 that figure was 4,500, according to Lifeway Research, a non-profit organisation Read More

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