Monthly Archives: April 2017

Viewpoint Bestsellers – April 30

*Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection Children and Young Adult 1. “Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #2: Thunder and Shadow,” Erin Hunter *2. “The Littlest Bunny in Indiana: An Easter Adventure,” Lily Jacobs 3. “13 Reasons Why,” Jay … Continue reading

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Scholar who revitalized Christian philosophy wins Templeton prize

PHILADELPHIA — Philosopher Alvin Plantinga has won the prestigious Templeton Award for once again making belief in God “a serious option within academic philosophy,” the Templeton Foundation has said. “The field of philosophy has transformed over the course of my career,” … Continue reading

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Radiohead urged not to play Israel show by Thurston Moore, Young Fathers & Desmond Tutu

Radiohead are due to play a show in Tel Aviv, Israel’s Park Hayarkon on July 19, despite a widespread music industry boycott of the country. Now an open letter – signed by musicians including Thurston Moore and Young Fathers – … Continue reading

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Radiohead Israel Performance Protested by Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Desmond Tutu, More

On July 19, Radiohead are set to perform at Park HaYarkon in Tel Aviv, Israel. A number of artists and activists—including Thurston Moore, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Young Fathers, Desmond Tutu, and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters—have now signed an open … Continue reading

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Top civic award: So what do Peter Crouch and Desmond Tutu have in common?

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Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters urge Radiohead to cancel Israel show

A number or artists and activists, including Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters and Thurston Moore, founder of Sonic Youth, have signed an open letter asking British rock superstar band Radiohead “to think again” about performing in Israel, the Pitchfork website reported … Continue reading

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Freedom Day celebrations, anti-Zuma marches: What you need to know

Cape Town – South Africa celebrates Freedom Day annually on 27 April and this year, the freedom celebrations will take place across the country, with South Africans demonstrating what the term means for them.  In an official release from the … Continue reading

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Viewpoint bestsellers – April 23

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection Children and Young Adult 1. “The Whispering Rabbit,” Margaret Wise Brown 2. “Goodnight Moon,” Margaret Wise Brown 3. “Big Brother Peter: A Peter Rabbit Tale,” Beatrix Potter 4. “Where the Red … Continue reading

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How not to resist white nationalism: Lessons from apartheid South Africa – E

The history of apartheid in South Africa offers countless examples of brave and strategically effective resistance to race-based government oppression, from Nelson Mandela to Desmond Tutu and beyond. But as Michael Brooks and David Slavick write at the website of … Continue reading

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NHS and leading suppliers join forces to cut sugary drinks

The NHS is today (Friday) stepping up the battle against obesity, diabetes and tooth decay by announcing that sugary drinks will be banned in hospital shops beginning from next year unless suppliers voluntarily take decisive action to cut their sales … Continue reading

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