Use of journalistic shorthand is, shall we say, distracting.
Islamic groups should have long ago reacted to the activities of Boko Haram.
When it's not taken to extremes (and it usually isn't), it's a way to support a good cause.
There's help for those in conflict; mediators can prevent escalation.
Single-family homes are going to investors in batches, not to families who can use them.
I believe in the capitalist system. But that's not what we have now.
Diversity of experience leads to diversity of thought and helps us find our way.
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