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Friday's News & Ideas - 11/8/2019

  • Tragedy in Mexico
  • Moses speaks Spanglish
  • Rubio’s ‘common-good capitalism’
  • Larycia Hawkins documentary
  • Holocaust survivor threatened
  • More than a haircut

She planned for marriage on Monday. Instead she buried her family in Mexico
Deseret News: A conversation with Kendra Miller on love, loss and her unique faith.

Moses speaks Spanglish
The Revealer: Bilingual and torn between identities, Daniel José Camacho imagines Moses as a proto-Latinx figure.

Marco Rubio promotes ‘common-good capitalism’ at Catholic University
America: Championing “common-good capitalism” and invoking Catholic social teaching, Senator Marco Rubio addressed students at the Catholic University of America on Nov. 5.

Larycia Hawkins documentary shows the cost of embodied solidarity
Religion News Service: “Same God” is about Larycia Hawkins, a former professor at Wheaton whose wearing of a hijab eventually led to losing her professorship.

Italian Holocaust survivor placed under police protection after anti-hate campaign
HuffPost: Liliana Segre, 89, who was sent to Auschwitz when she was 13, has said she receives about 200 anti-Semitic threats a day on social media.

The Spark

The haircut: On confronting your deepest, darkest secrets in a barbershop
Sometimes, a haircut is more than a haircut, writes Leigh Tauss at Indy Week.

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