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Bonnie Erbé on Pope Francis

September 25, 2013

By Bonnie Erbé

Is Pope Francis sitting astride an invisible seesaw? Why else would he on one day speak out as one of the great religious reformers of all time, and on the next, shrivel to the level of his most recent predecessors-- who kept the church cloaked in the darkness and atavism of its ancient past?

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TTC Panelist Speak Out
The Problem Has a Name: Guilt

September 19, 2013 Megan Beyer, The Gender Equality Project
by Megan Beyer
 
It is the beginning of another school year and today's mother opens an email about a proposed class party, spreading insecurity like a virus. Before you know it, there are 17 texts offering 17 salves for inadequacy: homemade pizza, fruit medleys, ice sculptures, goody bags, confetti, a polka band and 18 ramekins of crème brûlée Whether at our fulfilling jobs or our granite countered kitchens, we feel guilty.

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TTC Panelists Discuss Sexual Assault, Re-Adoption, and Only Children

September 13, 2013

This week on To The Contrary, our panelists discuss a shocking UN survey in Asia that sheds light on a worldwide problem: sexual assault; parents who give away their kids to strangers on the internet; and why having one child may be the way to go.

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Opting-out of Standardized Testing Sends a Strong Message

September 13, 2013

By Bonnie Erbé

Let's face it: America's public school system leaves much to be desired, even -- and perhaps especially -- after the George W. Bush-era efforts to improve it. Finally, the counterrevolution has begun and I'm on tenterhooks watching it unfurl.
 
More American parents and students are fed up with No Child Left Behind's reliance on multiple standardized tests to gauge everything from student improvement to teacher performance. Almost everything about NCLB's approach toward improving public schools has struck me as decidedly counterproductive, especially its overdependence on testing.
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TTC Panelists Discuss Obamacare, Interracial Couples, and Whether a Woman Can Be President in 2016

September 06, 2013

This week on To The Contrary, our panelists discuss a surprising age split over Obamacare, why mixed-race couples may be marriage averse, and whether we'll see a woman elected President in 2016.

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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