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Extra, extra! News and tidings for April 27, 2022

Here are some articles that caught our attention this past week or so.*

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Children of Men – Why Russia can’t afford to spare its young soldiers anymore. ‘Children of Men’ is really happening (Ed West, Substack)

Latin evangelicals – “Catholicism is in swift decline, although there are growing numbers of evangelicals.” Latin America is becoming more secular (The Economist)

Never again – “If, God forbid, we face another pandemic, we cannot use our COVID strategy as the baseline.” Our Failed COVID Response (The Dispatch)

The trans movement – “The hottest flashpoint in the culture today is the trans movement, with the mob coming after anyone, like J.K. Rowling, who dares to oppose the idea that men can become women and women men.” Second-Wave Feminists Pushed The Sexual Revolution To End America, And It’s Working (The Federalist)

Russian Orthodoxy – “the Moscow Patriarchate appears to have become more beholden to the ever-growing power of the state”. The Russian Orthodox Church has abandoned Ukraine (Unherd)

Disney sets a trap for children – “Functioning families help children to grow up, whereas the newly woke Disney wants them to remain children.” The Mouse that Whored (Front Page Mag)

“All I can do is pray” – “It pains me more than I can say to announce that my wife recently filed a petition of divorce, and I have agreed unreservedly to her request for a mutual, and amicable, parting.” Tears at Golgotha (The American Conservative, Rod Dreher)

Dorothy Day and Dostoevsky – “I am so tired of that quotation being used and ascribed to me rather than to Dostoevsky.” Reading Crime and Punishment with Dorothy Day (Dappled Things)

“Trans closets”—rooms stocked with transgender clothes and accessories for students to change into after arriving to school and back out of before going home—are being discovered in public schools More Secret Gender Transition Closets Discovered in Public Schools (The Epoch Times).

“Experts” – not only were most of these “experts” not expert at all, but they all lied, outright and to your face, right from the start and went 180 degrees against what they knew to be true. taking back the controls (bad cattitude, Substack)

Nihilism – “Amid rising inequality and the climate crisis, the view that life is meaningless is gaining traction. But can believing nothing matters also be a catalyst for positive action?” Why More Young People are turning to nihilism (Huck Magazine)

(*The posting of any particular news item or essay is not an endorsement of the content and perspective of said news item or essay.)

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