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 April 7, 1993

Acid Test for Clinton
PRESIDENT Clinton is getting a lesson in the art of compromise, Capitol Hill style, and it could be a politically costly one.The inability of the White House and the Democratic majority in the United States Senate to push through the president's $16.3...
April Is Evidence
CAN it be? And is it for real?No, we aren't asking about the president's stimulus package, or aid to Boris Yeltsin. We're musing about a subject somewhat older - the spring and its possible arrival. Normally (at least at our latitude) this would be a...
Asians Rethink Security Ties in the Post-Cold-War Era
DESPITE its diversity, Asia is now seen as ripe for a European-style security arrangement to contain its potential post-cold-war conflicts.The Clinton administration has endorsed moves for multilateral talks on security, and Japan opened "sub-regional"...
A Strongman Talks Peace S. African Leader Harry Gwala Seems to Have Had a Change of Heart
HIS media image is that of a ruthless warlord. He is a thorn in the side of the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC). But his thousands of followers in Natal's killing fields refer to him respectfully as "Baba Gwala."Harry Gwala, the ANC's...
Bill Clinton, Changemaker
PRESIDENT Clinton has begun to find the range of his new role - facilitator of change in a changing America.The new president has given some impressive leadership performances in the past two weeks. At the March 27 Gridiron Club gathering in Washington,...
Canada's Federal Elections Lean toward Classic Two-Party Contest
A NATIONAL poll of Canadians in January recorded a low point in federal politics when most said their top pick for a new prime minister was "none of the above."But what was a wan and colorless federal election season only months ago has quickly become...
Clan Rivalries Rend Fabric of Somali City
KISMAYU'S one paved street is full of pedestrians, donkey carts, some private cars or trucks - and occasional small, white Belgian tanks.This southern Somali port has seen the reopening of many of the shops that closed in February and March during fighting...
Clinton Turns Up Heat on Haiti's Military Regime US Sends `Tough Message' in Bid to Return Elected President to Power
EIGHTEEN months after a military regime seized power in Haiti, the Clinton administration is increasing the pressure to return the elected government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power.President Clinton met with Fr. Aristide, a leftist Roman Catholic...
Collapse of Soviet Union Hits Finland Hard
FINLAND - once known as the Japan of Europe - has sunk into a deep economic slump.The downturn is worse than the Great Depression of the 1930s, says Heikki Salmi, the country's statistical office director.Finland's troubles stem from the collapse of...
Croat-Muslim Rift Threatens Bosnia Plan Ultimatum Calls for Muslims to Leave Western Provinces. SEEKING PARTITION?
A NEW conflict is brewing between nationalist Croatian forces and their former allies, the Muslim-led Bosnian Army. The breach could deal a fatal blow to the fragile international peace effort for Bosnia-Herzegovina."We will be ready to fight. They will...
EC Seen Falling Short in Economic, Foreign Policy `EURO-DISAPPOINTMENT'
AS senior officials of the European Community prepared for an all-day meeting April 6 on how to give new impetus to the EC's Single Market, some officials commented sardonically that the range of discussion was too modest."Maybe we should be looking...
Energy Tax Would Not Meet US Needs Imposing Taxes to Force Americans to Use Less Energy Won't Wring out Waste, but It Will Result in Less-Productive Industries
THE Clinton administration deserves support for taking action to reduce the deficit. However, its deficit package is far from perfect. It includes a broad-based energy tax that will harm the economy - and won't much help conservation, the environment,...
Events
BOSNIAN CONFLICT NOW A YEAR OLD</P><P>Sarajevo marked its first anniversary of war April 6 with peace in Bosnia seeming as remote as ever. Bosnia's commander pulled out of talks with Serb and Croat military counterparts because of reported...
Free-Market System Turns Malaysia into Thriving Industrial Economy
AFTER studying accounting and finance in England for five years, Pretta returned to Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, to be greeted by plenty of job offers and a country that had made huge economic progress.The Malaysian-born Indian had left during the...
Friendly Bargaining
MY daughter Hallie met her friend Kaya six years ago, just after they'd both turned 1. Kaya had a cap of hair that resembled sparrow fluff. My daughter's strawberry blonde hair grew straight out from her scalp, giving an appearance of constant shocked...
Iraq without George Bush Saddam Isn't Any More Threatened Today Than He Was Two Years Ago - Much to the Contrary, He and His Country Are Strengthened
`MY name is Bill," I said extending my hand."Bill Clinton?"The scene was repeated numerous times during a month-long trip to Iraq because people here think that Bill Clinton is going to come to their rescue. Why? Because he is not George Bush.To Iraqis,...
Keating Sharpens Australia's Focus on Asia-Pacific Trade
UNDER the newly reelected Labor government of Prime Minister Paul Keating, Australia can expect a renewed effort to hitch the country's economic wagon to the raring economies of the Asia-Pacific region.In his March 13 victory speech, Mr. Keating said,...
Lyon Builds New Home for Its Opera Architect Jean Nouvel's Design Harmonizes with History, but Makes Use of Technology
WISDOM, adaptation, and innovation are three attributes of the Lyon Opera that, according to Jean Pierre Brossman, can be discerned in the stunning glass-and-steel structure that has risen within the old opera building's beaux-arts walls in this city's...
Natural Science Museum Takes Less `Stuffy' Approach to Exhibits
LAST October, the largest museum for the natural sciences built since the 1930s, and the largest one south of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, opened its doors in Atlanta.The Fernbank Museum of Natural History is an architecturally stunning...
Of Newspapers and Their Imperatives
THE practical moralist can take comfort when economic self-interest gets people to do what is really the right thing after all.This was one of the gleanings from the annual convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors in Baltimore earlier...
Pro-Choice Forces Are Optimistic about Clinton Plans on Abortion
RESIDENT Clinton's pro-choice initiatives are giving fresh hope to abortion-rights advocates, who have felt ignored during the past two presidential administrations.One of the most closely watched initiatives will be his plan to lift the ban on federal...
Russia's Orthodox Church Strives to Remain above Political Fray but Critics Say the Church's Neutrality Should Be Used to Mediate Crisis
THE political and economic crisis here is putting the Russian Orthodox Church in a difficult position, endangering its revival after more than 70 years of persecution by Communist authorities.But despite the threat, church leaders so far have been restrained...
Self-Discovery in the Australian Outback
KATE GAFFNEY-KOZINSKI has the kind of perfect-on-the-outside privileged life that you just know is doomed. Married to the ruthless scion of a Polish-Australian construction magnate, she lives in a beautiful seaside home and has two sun-kissed children....
Spring Fever Hits Canadian Markets
THE Toronto Stock Exchange is finally getting its own back. After lagging share prices in the United States and other world stock exchanges, the Toronto market, with a 75 percent share of Canada's trading volume, is breaking out."The Canadian economy...
The Diplomat in the Beekeeper's Suit
I THINK Richard would make a good foreign secretary. The idea came to me in the potato shed this morning as I was setting out the Maris Pipers to "chit." I found myself being very meticulous about putting each seed potato "rose end" up in the trays,...
The Social Security Debate Is Not a Debate of Childen Vs
Jeff Danziger's editorial cartoon, March 26, pits retirees against young children. Social Security does not take money from other programs; it uses only its own trust fund, which retirees have contributed to throughout their working lives. The government...
THE WORLD FROM ...Washington the US Tests the Uncharted Waters of a World Order in Which It Is the Lone Remaining Superpower
THE United States is No. 1. There's just no doubt about it any longer. Look at the Vancouver summit: Two presidents met, and one asked the other for money. One of them leads a superpower. It isn't the one with the tin cup.But where do we go from here?...
Troops Put on Alert before UN Chief Lands in Cambodia
UNITED Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali is due in Cambodia April 7 to inspect UN peacekeeping operations at the start of what many say will be a violent election campaign.The refusal of the Khmer Rouge to respect the terms of the Paris...
Wanted: Witnesses to the Resurrection!
THE Gospels' story of Christ Jesus' life--including his crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension--is followed in the Bible by the Book of Acts. The account reports that after his ascension Jesus' closest followers were fired up with commitment and hope....
Who Pays Teachers in Vermont? School Boards Resist Proposal to Make Salaries a State Responsibility
SCHOOL finance and teacher salaries - subjects that don't grab the attention of most people - are likely to cause the most excitement in this small state capital since the Winooski River was blocked by ice floes last winter and overflowed its banks,...

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