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How family meals deter obesity
Nicole M. King | 24 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, obesity
Research shows that more family meals are linked to less obesity.

How Israel can bring peace to the world
Izzy Kalman | 23 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Gaza, Israel, peace
"A light unto the nations" should accommodate all creeds and peoples, says a Jewish psychologist.

Would you do it?
Michael Cook | 23 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, heroes, infectious diseases
Working with Ebola patients is appallingly difficult, but it reveals the greatness of the human spirit.

NZ Election Results 2014
Marcus Roberts | 23 September 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: election 2014, New Zealand
A comprehensive victory for the centre-right and the incumbent government.

Lagos: the world’s fastest growing city
Michael Cook | 23 September 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Lagos, Nigeria, urban development
Private enterprise is remaking the largest city in Nigeria.

Even liberals are getting cold feet on legalizing pot
Kathy Gyngell | 22 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: drug legalization, marijuana, Washington Post
Once the facts are on the table, the conclusion is irresistible.

This man will die from a lethal injection where they do it best. In Belgium
Michael Cook | 22 September 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Belgium, euthanasia
A prisoner is escaping life in jail by requesting euthanasia.

International religious freedom and national security
Sheila Liaugminas | 22 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, International Religious Freedom Act, IRFA, religious persecution, State Departmet, Thomas Farr
The Obama Administration has never taken religious freedom seriously.

What did students learn before 24/7 distraction was invented?
Denyse O'Leary | 22 September 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: character education, literacy, reading
The Ontario Readers First Book (1923-1938) taught self-respect, not self-esteem.

The amazing kookaburra
Jane Fagan | 22 September 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: animals, picture books
"For all the birds that I tried to save as a child."

Scotland’s “no” vote befits a melancholy nationalism
Gerry Simpson | 19 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: nationalism, Scotland
An expatriate British Scot's prediction has proved correct, though it cost him some angst.

The illusion of neutrality
Anthony Esolen | 19 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: secularism, tolerance
The secular state cannot be neutral in matters of religion.

Teaching your kids to be happy
Tamara Rajakariar | 19 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children, happiness, parenting
Six attitudes to instill in your kids.

Students: Get more value from online reading
Denyse O'Leary | 19 September 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: educational success, internet searches, memory
It helps to note some basic differences between reading on line and reading in print.

Putin strides forward into the 19th Century
Josh Alstin | 19 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Russia, Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is not a new Stalin, but he does have the mindset of a Czar.

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