Daily Headlines on contemporary issues that run counter to a Biblical Christian worldview.
Teen Depression – American Journal of Nursing – Depression in Adolescents: A Pressing Health Issue Made Worse by COVID-19… The proportion of adolescents who have experienced a major depressive episode has steadily risen in recent years, nearly doubling from 8.3% in 2008 to 14.4% in 2018. The COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying social isolation measures have only exacerbated the situation, adding new demands on an already taxed health care system.”
Inflation Reduction Act – Fox News – “U.S. special presidential climate envoy John Kerry praised the Inflation Reduction Act, calling it an “amazing” bill due to its climate-related impact while acknowledging that it does not seem to do much for inflation. Speaking at the International Energy Agency’s Global Clean Energy Action Forum, Kerry called the bill “a completely misnamed piece of legislation,” but first he gave a different reason…Later in his address, Kerry called the bill an “amazing piece of legislation” for what it does for green energy and combating climate change.”
Trump – Huffington Post – “Telepathy? Trump Claims He Could Declassify Documents ‘By Thinking About It’…The former president makes a wild new claim about the extent of his powers while in office.”
Banks on Social Issues – Reuters – “Republicans warn bank CEOs to steer clear of social, cultural issues… The heads of the nation’s largest banks faced pointed criticism on Thursday from Republicans complaining the firms are inappropriately taking liberal stances on social and cultural issues. The increased scrutiny underscores the challenges the country’s largest lenders increasingly face as they try to balance commercial interests with pressure from policymakers, activists, and investors to take stances on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.”