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Childless by choice - a decision you may live to regret
Mariette Ulrich | 30 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, childlessness, demographic decline
Hot yoga and shopping trips to New York won't sustain you when you're eighty-plus and lying in a resthome.


Baby-bedtime debates: cry it out vs no-cry
Mariette Ulrich | 29 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: babies, parenting, sleep
Australian “sleep training” study says it's OK to let babies cry. Hmmm.


Elder Abuse: Our most appalling crime
Paul Russell | 29 September 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags:
Congratulations to the Tasmanian Government for their announcements this week of an initiative to fight Elder Abuse in the island state. The 12 month project funded by the State Government to the tune of $120,000 will attempt to gauge the…


The Silver Sequence
Tim Golden | 29 September 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: fantasy, science fiction
The first in a fantastical science fiction series.


Obama’s rhetoric on human trafficking
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 September 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: anti-trafficking laws, human rights, Obama administration , US bishops assistance programs
He probably means what he says, or at least we should extend that presumption of goodwill. But he doesn’t say what he means, as proven by the policies his administration has enforced.


Swiss parliament rejects more regulation of assisted suicide
Michael Cook | 28 September 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags:
The lower house of the Swiss parliament has declined to tighten controls on assisted suicide. MPs felt that self-regulation by groups like Exit and Dignitas was enough.


How do American moms feel about working outside the home?
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, working mothers
A survey of 1000 women by Forbes found that working moms are, in general, “an unhappy lot”.


Homophobia: what does it really mean?
Zac Alstin | 28 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: homophobia, homosexuality
In discussing same-sex issues, let's scrap the labels and return to facts.


Free speech in America, death in Nigeria
Nwachukwu Egbunike | 28 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, free speech, Muslims, social media
It is time to stop defending inflammatory spite under the banner of free speech.


Ignorance: innocent or inexcusable
Katie Hinderer | 28 September 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: ignorance, politics, research
I see much more clearly the importance of researching the facts others give us before handing them on to others as fact. There is so much misleading information out there, most of which can be cleared up with a little…


The Internet: Apparently it’s a Big Deal.
Marcus Roberts | 27 September 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Brazil, East Timor, Finland, Indonesia, internet, Malaysia, Phillipines, Russia, UN
A new report has found that one-third of the world's population is now online.


Forget “two mommies” - France will have only “parents”
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: France, parents, same-sex marriage
A French prayer: "That children ... cease to be the objects of the desires and conflicts of adults in order to fully benefit from the love of a father and a mother."


Neither “mere” nor “pere” under French gay law
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 September 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: France, parents, same-sex marriage
Mothers and fathers would officially cease to exist in France if draft gay marriage legislation promoted by the new socialist government goes ahead.


How to Get the Man of Your Dreams
Tamara Rajakariar and Jonathan E. Doyle | 26 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, dating, relationships
The author of a new book is quizzed about its big promise.


The right to life and Canada’s democracy
Margaret Somerville | 26 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada
Today's vote in Ottawa about re-opening the abortion debate is also a test of political ethics.


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