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Australia’s population booms
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2009 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Australia, birth rates, immigration
Last week, as the Australian Bureau of Statistics announced a 2 per cent leap (439,000 people) in the country’s population in the year to March, a huge dust storm blew in from the arid interior to blanket much of Eastern…


Working mums have less healthy kids
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, working mothers
Last night on New Zealand television the British female lead of the live show Mamma Mia! joked about how she went to work to get away from her four young children -- a firstborn plus triplets who are on tour…


As Europe goes…
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: European Union, Ireland, secularism
…so goes the future of the Irish people? The two are still intertwined. But at least some power is still in the hands of the Irish.


Russia looks to its religious culture
Viktor Malukhin | 30 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Orthodox Church, religious education, Russia
The Orthodox Church has won its battle to make religious education compulsory in schools, but secularists have won concessions too.


Let’s have done with the ‘Dark Ages’
Joanna Bogle | 29 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Britain, Christianity, history
The glint of gold in some long buried treasure is shedding new light on the culture of ancient Britain.


Race is not the issue in health care debate
John Robson | 29 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Jimmy Carter, Obamacare, racism
It's the plan being criticized, not the colour of the president's skin.


Max and the Bean Counters
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care rationing, health care reform
The Baucus bill under debate in Congress this week is being touted as the compromise to save health care ‘reform’. But that’s a misrepresentation.


Obama’s foreign policy crisis
George Friedman | 28 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Afghanistan, Barack Obama, Iran, U S foreign policy
Between Afghanistan and Iran, it's decision time for the American president.


Informant!
William Park | 28 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, whistleblowers
The story of an honest man doing the right thing - or is it?


Make no mistake
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags:
Unless changed, the health care reform legislation currently written and debated as HB 3200 will use taxpayer dollars to fund abortion.


Keep voting until it’s ‘yes’
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags:
This Friday Ireland votes again on subscribing to the EU's Constitution, with its agenda for a post-democratic, post-Christian European Union.


Another brilliant light…out
Sheila Liaugminas | 27 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags:
Over the past year, conservatives have lost some powerful voices. Now it's William Safire.


Culpability stops where?
Sheila Liaugminas | 26 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags:
The scandals involving President Obama’s appointments and associations have been mounting.


The president’s health reform and the life issues
Brian Lilley | 25 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Barack Obama, health care reform
It is possible to have health reform without shuttting down Catholic hospitals. Follow Canada's lead.


China’s stolen babies
Carolyn Moynihan | 25 September 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adoption, China, one-child policy, trafficking
Girl babies adopted by American and other overseas couples from orphanages in China in recent years may have been forcibly taken from their parents, not abandoned, as the adoptive parents were told. The Los Angeles Times reports at length on…


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