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Are video games dangerous for kids? Maybe, but it depends what they supplant
Denyse O'Leary | 03 September 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: comic books, teenagers, video games
What would the kid be doing otherwise?

Heroes of the war on Ebola
Michael Cook | 02 September 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, infectious diseases, public health
Fighting the deadly epidemic takes courage and generosity.

How to help Christians, minorities in crisis
Sheila Liaugminas | 02 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, humanitarian aid, humanitarian crisis, Iraq crisis, Middle East Christians, Pope Francis, relief organizations
It’s good news that people are asking.

Rotherham: lessons from a British sex abuse scandal
Carolyn Moynihan | 02 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: broken families, child sexual abuse, multiculturalism
Beyond the easy targets there’s an issue that challenges all of society.

The first divorce selfie
Tamara Rajakariar | 02 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: culture, divorce, relationships
And why it makes me sad.

No more people please: Beijing
Marcus Roberts | 02 September 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Beijing, population control, urbanisation
A population of 21.1 million people is forcing Beijing's authorities to stop further migration.

ISIS has done the world a favour
Michael Cook | 01 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Al Gore, climate change, ISIS, Islamic State
It has killed off climate change as the world's greatest moral challenge.

Left to their own devices?
Cris Rowan | 01 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: education of children, information technology
Ten reasons not to use technology for learning in grade school.

Why the silence on Christian elimination?
Sheila Liaugminas | 01 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Christian persecution, humanitarian crisis, Iraqi Christians, Middle East Christians, Pope Francis, United Nations
Pope, patriarchs and prelates are crying out for intervention. Where are the presidents and prime ministers?

$90 loan restores Kenyan farm
Jotham Muriu Njoroge | 01 September 2014 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: food security
A $90 interest-free loan helps a Kenyan farmer maintain his arable land for better food production

Eric Carle gets personal
Jennifer Minicus | 01 September 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: friendship, picture books
A story based on his childhood experience.

The rules of engagement
Tamara Rajakariar | 30 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: engagement, Marriage, relationships
Two weeks engaged - here's what I’ve learnt so far.

Is your telephone company paid to snoop on you?
Denyse O'Leary | 30 August 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: espionage, government intervention, Internet security
Telephone companies get paid to tell governments about their customers.

Pouring cold water on ice buckets
Nathaniel Comfort | 29 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: biomedical science, funding, Lou Gehrig Disease
A scientist explains why he is not dumping water on his head for the Lou Gehrig campaign.

What you can tell about a country’s future by looking at its gender balance
Prabir Bhattacharya | 29 August 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: China, demography, India, Korea, Russia
In India and China, the problem is missing girls. In Russia it is the missing men.

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