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The Islamic State reshapes the Middle East
George Friedman | 26 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, Middle East, terrorism, Turkey
Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the US have all been deeply affected by the success of the terrorists.

The weirdest-ever reason for same-sex marriage: “so I can get a divorce”
Michael Cook | 26 November 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: divorce, same-sex marriage
Is it discriminatory if gays and lesbians can't untie the knot?

A funny thing happened on the way to gender equality in Norway
Carolyn Moynihan | 25 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: evolutionary psychology, gender theory, Norway
A comedian found there was no science to support it.

Elderspeak is demeaning
Craig Klugman | 25 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: elderly, elderspeak, human dignity
Why are residents of nursing homes addressed as if they were children?

A perfect book for boys who love sports but may not like to read
Jennifer Minicus | 25 November 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, sports
"The Captain" tells his story.

Fables from the forest
Jennifer Minicus | 25 November 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
A brief book about virtue.

Is spying on your kids the best way to keep them safe?
Denyse O'Leary | 25 November 2014 | CONNECTING |  
It doesn't beat teaching them critical thinking skills

The great reformer
Austen Ivereigh | 25 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic Church, Pope Francis
A biographer of Pope Francis reflects upon his career as a reforming leader.

UK government trying to cut immigration and failing
Marcus Roberts | 25 November 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: European Union, immigration reform, United Kingdom
An embarrassing admission from Cameron before the 2015 election.

A young teen needs to be on social media? For what?
Denyse O'Leary | 25 November 2014 | CONNECTING |  
The FBI eventually found the kidnapped girl.

Where are the true utilitarians who have not bent the knee to Baal?
Michael Cook | 24 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, Julian Savulescu, Peter Singer, utilitarianism
An Oxford philosopher wants a more positive image for an austere philosophy.

Where are our young people?
Shannon Roberts | 24 November 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: family, New Zealand, urbanisation, young people
It seems they are heading towards bright city lights.

Pope Francis and the extraordinary global marriage conference
Sheila Liaugminas | 24 November 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Archbishop Charles Chaput, family, Lord Jonathan Sacks, marriage, marriage affirmation, Pastor Rick Warren, Pope Francis,, Vatican conference
There was little media coverage. Where did the Francis Effect go?

‘Chalk and talk’ teaching might be the best way after all
Kevin Donnelly | 24 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: education of children, teaching
That seems to be why Chinese students perform so well.

A daughter’s anniversary reminds us that contraceptives can kill
Gerard Migeon | 24 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Big Pharma, hormonal contraceptives
Three years ago Erika Langhart died as a result of using the NuvaRing.

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