This week, the army serves as a powerful example of religious tolerance in the workplace, Muslims in the Philippines protest Switzerland’s minaret ban and news sources from across the country continue discussing the Texas curriculum debate.
"The Army is all about what you have to offer. If you’re sitting back there, not doing anything, they’re definitely going to talk about you. But if you’re up there running with them, you have good scores, you run neck-and-neck with them, they love you," he said. "I made a lot of friends" (Associated Press reports).
Chatter over the Texas curriculum debate hasn’t died down either:
- The Nation: Twisting Texas History (NPR)
- Texas’ education standards alarm legislator in California (Fort Worth Star Telegram)
- In Texas Curriculum Fight, Identity Politics Leans Right (New York Times)
- Muslims told to take off hijab in state dealings (Morning Star)
- US geneticist wins $1.5 million religion prize (AP)
- ‘Ave Maria’ at graduation? Supreme Court declines case. (Christian Science Monitor)