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Global voices on progress: a special project of the Monitor Daily

Global voices on progress: a special project of the Monitor DailyWelcome to a the Monitors Global Voices project, our collaboration with more than 50 news organizations worldwide to promote solutions journalism. It began on June 16, Impact Journalism Day, when we all published stories from one another that focused on what humanity is doing right and with dignity. On Impact Journalism Day, we produced a special edition of the Monitor Daily with eight stories from our partners around the globe.

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:38:01 -0400
Meanwhile in ... Mongolia, Millennial monks are running the countrys monasteries

Meanwhile in ... Mongolia, Millennial monks are running the countrys monasteriesMongolia, Millennial monks are running the countrys monasteries. It was only in the 1990s that monasteries and religious schools reopened. Its easy to chop down a forest, right? Lobsang Rabten, second in command at Amarbayasgalant Monastery, said to Reuters.

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:00:01 -0400
Trump flip on family separation underscores 'chaos' in immigration reform

Trump flip on family separation underscores 'chaos' in immigration reformUndocumented immigrant parents in anguish over losing custody of their children, as they await possible deportation unsure of whether they will ever see their kids again. Until Wednesday, President Trump defiantly insisted that only Congress could solve the crisis of family separations at the US-Mexico border, triggered by an administration policy implemented in May. But amid a revolt by allies, including Republicans in Congress and the Rev. Franklin Graham, the president took action, and signed an executive order Wednesday that temporarily allows migrant families that enter the US illegally to be held in detention together. Were looking to keep families together, Mr. Trump told members of Congress.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:21:26 -0400
After a long war, Colombia embraces peace at the ballot box

After a long war, Colombia embraces peace at the ballot boxAfter ending a half-century of civil war with a peace pact two years ago, Colombia held its first presidential election last Sunday. The presence of peace was palpable. For the first time in generations, there was no political violence on voting day.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:41:52 -0400
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