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Cloning pioneer hits the wall
Michael Cook | 30 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: cloning, Hwang Woo-suk, Korea, stem cells
A Korean national hero has confessed that he told lies about his research about cloning human embryos. Will his colleagues 'fess up, too?


Critiquing consumerism
Rafael Serrano | 29 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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British philosopher John Haldane thinks that religion has a bad PR problem and that people with deep religious convictions need to freshen up their image.


A tale of two weddings
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Two women marry. One becomes a princess and the other becomes a commoner, but both seem to be richer where it counts.


Children of divorce
Gerald Mercer | 27 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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A generation ago, large-scale divorce began in America. Now the children of these unhappy couples are adults. How has their parents' divorce marked their lives?


Is intelligent design really science?
Michael Cook | 23 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Is intelligent design really science? Or is it a kind of disguised creationism? MercatorNet interviews a philosopher who has been tracking the debate.


Peter Drucker (1909-2005)
Guido Stein | 19 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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After Arnold Schwarzenegger, Peter Drucker, who died this week, was probably the best-known Austrian in the English-speaking world. An expert on his work explains why he has been so influential.


Who cares? The crisis facing an ageing society
Carolyn Moynihan | 19 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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When the baby boom generation embraced birth control they forgot to ask who would support them and look after them in their old, old age.


Private vices, public vices
Alejo Jose G. Sison | 19 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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New Jersey voters overlooked the messy marriage breakup of Senator JonCorzine and elected him governor anyway. An expert in business ethicsasks what lessons can be drawn from this.


900 years of Russian masterpieces
Sarah Phelps Smith | 18 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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The Guggenheim's bold survey of the progress of the art of Russia offers stunning insights into its culture from early icons to the avant-garde.


Good Night, and Good Luck
William Park | 15 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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It's hard to talk about the era of Senator Joe McCarthy without lapsing into paranoia. But actor-director George Clooney succeeds in this drama about anchor man Edward R. Murrow.


Dressing up old ideas in post-modern clothes
Christopher Martin | 12 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Post-modern literary theory is touted as the latest and greatest, but it is actually based on an old-fashioned approach to how we know things.


Is English law incoherent about life?
William Keenan | 12 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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A series of decisions about English law in right-to-life cases over the last 15 years threatens the traditional view of the sanctity of life.


Earthly Powers
Francis Phillips | 12 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Ever since the French Revolution, governments have tried to banish religion from politics by creating political religions, argues a British historian.


Development requires virtue, says Nobel Peace Prize winner
Alistair Gould | 12 November 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, Wangari Maathai
MercatorNet interviews 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai, founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement.


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