The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor is a national weekly print newspaper published by the Christian Science Publishing Society and owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. The paper was a daily until March, 2009; currently the website is updated daily. First published in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is headquartered in Boston, Mass.The average age of a Christian Science Monitor reader is 59, and 61 percent of the readers are women. The average household income of the newspapers readers is just under $94,000; over 72 percent have a four-year college degree and more than 40 percent have a post-graduate degree. It covers national and international news. The Christian Science Monitor is not a religious paper. The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes since 1950. The most recent was in 2002 for an editorial cartoon. In 2006, one of the paper's freelance reporters, Jill Carroll was kidnapped in Iraq. She was released after 82 days. The paper has also won other awards, including the National Headliner Award, National Society of Newspaper Columnists awards, and the Reporters and Editors Award. Mary Trammell is the Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Wells is the Publisher, John Yemma is the Editor and Marshall Ingwerson is the Managing Editor.

Articles from January 24, 1994

Arms Control vs. Saving Jobs Critics Say the Administration's High-Tech Export Policy Protects Jobs but Threatens Global Security Series: COVER STORY. Clinton's Economic Conundrum
EARLIER this month, just before President Clinton embarked on his whirlwind tour of NATO headquarters, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union, an odd group gathered at Washington's landmark Old Ebbitt Grill to protest the administration's stand...
As Mideast Talks Resume, Syrians Take Center Stage HOPE FOR PROGRESS
MIDDLE East peace talks reconvene in Washington today amid hopes that Israel and Syria will be able to bury decades of animosity and move toward a historic swap, with Damascus regaining territory on the Golan Heights in exchange for normalizing relations...
Boston Mayor Outlines His Vision for the City Menino Aims to Streamline City Services, Reduce Number of Competing Voices at Top Level, Centralize Economic Development Efforts
SIX months after taking office, Mayor Thomas Menino is outlining his vision and plans for Boston.While the new Menino administration is getting off to a slow start, the mayor has begun articulating a fresh direction for the city. Last week, in two key...
Britain Mulls Withdrawing Its Peacekeepers in Bosnia
BRITAIN is weighing the arguments for and against pulling its troops out of Bosnia and is likely to reach a firm decision in the spring.There are indications that a withdrawal will be ordered as early as May if it can be coordinated with other countries...
Californians Wary of Tax Hikes to Fund Earthquake Recovery as Damage Assessments for Last Week's Northridge Temblor Come in, Officials at Both the Federal and State Levels Begin Sorting out Who Will Pay Costs of Rebuilding
HAVING weathered the jolt from last week's earthquake, southern California - and the nation - are now confronting the financial aftershock. They do not like what they're feeling.The quake will be costly - and may be especially costly for California taxpayers.Already,...
China and the Test Ban: Clinton's Dilemma
WHEN the Clinton administration begins negotiating a Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) tomorrow, it faces a serious nuclear dilemma: Should it pressure China to stop all nuclear testing immediately (as the United States, Russia, France, and Britain...
Cradlesongs and Tales of Human Resilience Two Recent Albums Fulfill a Desire to Build Peace and Stability between Cultures and Classes
ONE of these recently released recordings is designed to lull you to sleep, the other to wake you up. But both grass-roots collections, springing from a deep caring for humanity, are bound to strike a chord."The World Sings Goodnight" is a compilation...
Cultural Quotas
MEMORABLE drama from directors like Godard and Truffaut, haunting childhood scenes, comic delights from Jacques Tati - they're all found in French movies. If any great filmmaking tradition deserves to be preserved, it's that one.Quotas and taxes, however,...
Engineered Lumber Rivals Standard Beams High-Tech Substitute Offers Higher-Quality Materials at Increasingly Competitive Cost
TJ International, a small forest-products company, hopes to follow in the footsteps of Intel Corporation, whose proprietary chips have become the standard core of most desktop computers. Intel has dominated the computer industry without making computers.Similarly,...
Events
COURT TO HEAR ABORTION PROTEST CASE The US Supreme Court said Friday it will hear a case pitting the rights of demonstrators at abortion clinics against the need to protect clinic employees and clients from harassment and other crimes. The court...
Far from the World, Snug in a Hut
CABIN FEVER: SHEDS AND SHELTERS, HUTS AND HIDEWAYS By Marie-France Boyer. Thames and Hudson 112pp., $19.95</P><P>THE news may not be entirely welcome to those of seriously pedagogical bent, but the times I recall most vividly and with most ...
For Californians, Every Day Brings New Tests of Resilience, Ingenuity Damaged Schools, Highways, Houses Provide Broad Challenge to Relief Agencies
ONE week after what may be the costliest natural disaster in United States history, relief officials are still struggling to meet the immediate needs of those displaced by the earthquake while the vastness of the long-term recovery effort begins to emerge.Generally,...
Groups Call for Better Way to Aid Refugee Children
GOVERNMENT and human-rights groups from across the nation met in Washington this weekend to call for a stronger, more organized response to the thousands of unaccompanied refugee children fleeing their homes around the world.Despite stepped-up efforts...
Independence without Chaos Russia and Former Republics Must Seek `Mutual Survival'
THE disintegration of the USSR and the political and economic chaos in its former republics has imposed new responsibilities on the Russian Federation. There are heated debates in Russia about the assistance that it provides to its "former brothers,"...
`King' Bush and His Critical Court
DURING the 1992 presidential campaign, President Bush was criticized for lacking vision, particularly about domestic policy. Mr. Bush and his advisers claimed that he had a vision but had difficulty articulating it and that, when he did, people didn't...
Libraries Vie for Writers' Treasure or Trash Gifts and Purchases of Manuscripts - Even Wastebasket Contents - Fill Literary Archives
A SCHOLAR researching the work of C.P. Snow expected to find the British writer's papers at Cambridge University in England, where Snow studied, or maybe at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass., where he delivered his famous "Two Cultures" lectures....
Military's Hummer Shifts to Civilian Market
SQUAT, powerful Hummer vehicles had a considerable advantage over other autos that were crawling and skidding on America's icy roads last week. The all-terrain military vehicles that made their debut in the Gulf war have now arrived on the civilian market.After...
Naval Academy Scandal
IN recent years the major United States military academies - the Army's at West Point, N.Y.; the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; and the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo. - have had to deal with unacceptable behavior on the part of cadets...
Serb-Croat Pact Puts Pressure on Bosnian Muslims YUGOSLAV CRISIS
THE regimes of Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic and his Croatian counterpart, Franjo Tudjman, signed an accord last week in Geneva that is likely to bring a fundamental shift in the dynamics of the bloody Yugoslav crisis.And in what may be another...
Spiritual Progress-Today and Tomorrow
HAVE you ever found yourself wanting to know the future? If so, join the club--it's a feeling shared by many. Of course, we can never know precisely what's in the future in terms of specific events and times and places. But by discovering who we...
Sun Almost Sets on Japan's Drive to Reform Its Politics with the Reform Bill Defeated, Prime Minister Hosokawa Has Limited Options in Dealing with the Ensuing Chaos
WHEN Morihiro Hosokawa was chosen as Japan's prime minister five months ago, he vowed to make political reform his top priority. But last Friday's crushing defeat of a package bill on which Mr. Hosokawa had staked his political career has left his administration...
The ANC's List of Candidates Contains Some Surprises
THE long-anticipated electoral list of African National Congress candidates for the country's April election gives a dramatic glimpse of the likely complexion of South Africa's first post-apartheid parliament.The 200 ANC names for the 200 national seats...
Too Much Delay in Trial of `Delay'?
THIRTY-ONE years after civil rights leader Medgar Evers was gunned down from ambush in Jackson, Miss., justice may finally be done. Or will it?Jury selection is entering its second week in the trial of Byron de la Beckwith (called "Delay"), an unabashed...
UN Inquiry to Address Germany's Rights Record
GERMANY is being summoned for the first time before the United Nations Human Rights Commission, with the chief complaint centering on attacks on foreigners by right-wing extremists.It is highly unusual for a major industrial democracy such as Germany...
University President Bows out of Race for Bay State Governor CAMPAIGN '94
BOSTON University President John Silber announced last week that he will not enter the Massachusetts governor's race this fall.Ending weeks of speculation, Mr. Silber told a packed room of supporters that his work at the university is not yet finished....
Up Next: A Big Year for Congress as Health, Welfare, Crime Crowd Agenda
CONGRESS assembles tomorrow for what could become "the year of reform."Health-care reform, President Clinton's No. 1 domestic goal, will top the congressional agenda for 1994. But Congress will also grapple with at least a dozen other areas in which...
US Looks at Germany's Example in Recycling Computers
COMPUTERS are a lot like fashion: Nobody wants yesterday's models. And in the computer industry at least, the leftovers are piling up at an alarming rate.By 2005, more personal computers (PCs) will be in landfills than in operation, according to projections...
Vietnam Aims to Increase Foreign Investment
LOOKING ahead to the United States lifting a trade embargo, Vietnam said yesterday it hopes to attract $1.5 billion in foreign investment this year and $14 billion over the next 10 years.Vietnam also hopes for a growing place in the world economy, presumably...
What's in a Surname? Unity, Individuality, and Political Correctness More and More Couples Thrash out the Issue of Married Names
WALK into any swanky restaurant these days and you'll hear the usual noises - soft music, clinking glasses, and conversation. But chances are you'll hear another sound coming from the booth behind you: sporadic smooching.Mark Robinson, a Boston jeweler,...
Whitewater Special Prosecutor Aims for Quick Investigation Any Criminal Charges Would Go to the House Judiciary Committee
THE new independent counsel investigating Whitewater and related matters, New York attorney Robert Fiske, begins work today that he promises will be "flat out" until he finishes.His report is likely to take several months to complete, based on his comments...

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