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Dawkins, and what to do about a baby with Downs
Laura Perrins | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Down syndrome, Richard Dawkins
Advice offered on Twitter sounds brutal - and it is.

Islam’s moderate voices drowned out by extremists
Ali Mamouri | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: fundamentalism, Islam, terrorism
The overwhelming majority of Muslims want nothing to do with terrorism.

Dining alone, or alone together
Carolyn Moynihan | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: family meals, living alone, solitude
More people live alone and others seem to prefer their own company at the table.

Parody The Matrix? In Lego?
Ronan Wright | 22 August 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: animated films
The hugely popular Lego move is by turns hilarious and surreal.

After 65 years, is China ready to embrace the Pope?
Scott Pacey | 21 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic Church, China, Pope Francis, religious freedom
The Church has sought engagement with China since the 13th century and will not give up anytime soon.

Will we all be African one day soon?
Shannon Roberts | 21 August 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Africa, demography, economics, fertility rates
By the end of this century 40% of all humans will be African - a radical demographic change.

ISIS intended to send a personal message to the US
Sheila Liaugminas | 21 August 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: duty to protect, Iraq crisis, IS, ISIL, ISIS, James Foley, martyrdom, President Obama terrorism
It worked, though maybe not as that murderous gang expected.

Before ‘I do’: how the new relationship script can affect marital happiness
Carolyn Moynihan | 21 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: cohabitation, Marriage, weddings
And how a big wedding can give your marriage a real boost.

Shifting sands
Mark Regnerus | 21 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christian churches, same-sex marriage, USA
Think that legalizing same-sex marriage won't affect its supporters' moral standards? Think again.

Can a twelve year old save the day?
Jennifer Minicus | 20 August 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: fairy tales, heroic boys
The real hero of fairy tales

Married parents vs cohabiting parents
Nicole M. King | 20 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, cohabitation, marriage
Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.

Marijuana: science, not hype, will clear the haze
Michelle A. Cretella | 20 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: drug legalization, drugs, marijuana
Leading medical associations oppose legalizing it for either medical or recreational use.

Do new media challenge police violence?
Denyse O'Leary | 20 August 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: citizen participation, media scrutiny, police
Yes. Suggestion to chief: Send next departmental memo to your procedures manual authors. Not to God.

Europe’s malaise: the new normal?
George Friedman | 20 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, Europe, European Union, Stratfor
Europe has been mired in an economic crisis of slow growth and high unemployment for half a decade now.

Is Ferguson a flash point for social change?
Sheila Liaugminas | 19 August 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: class warfare, Ferguson, inner-city churches, inner-city violence, Missouri, racism, shootings, social justice
Or another flash in the pan soon to be extinguished and forgotten?

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