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Don’t like nursing homes? The Dutch have a solution for you
Paul Russell | 29 August 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: euthanasia, Netherlands, nursing homes
How does euthanasia sound?


Driving to Nebraska: Cinema, human dignity, and the elderly
Daniel Ross Goodman | 28 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, films, human dignity
At times, cinema succeeds where philosophy fails.


Iraq and Syria follow Lebanon’s precedent
George Friedman | 28 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Iraq, Middle East, Stratfor, Syria
A strong case can be made that the nation states created a century ago in the Middle East are now defunct.


Millennials: the “nice” generation?
Marcus Roberts | 28 August 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: intergenerational equity, Millennials
Would you say that those born between 1980 and 2000 are “empathetic”?


Cool heads are needed on the abortion-breast cancer link
David van Gend | 27 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, breast cancer, media frenzy, prostate cancer
Ostracism, scorn and denial are not good strategies for dealing with an important public health issue.


To edit, or not to edit your child’s playlist
Holly Hamilton-Bleakley | 27 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, parenting, pop culture
Plato was right: music has a serious effect on us.


No rush to the registry office by UK same-sex couples
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex marriage, UK
Official figures show a modest take-up of the "marriage" option.


There is no such thing as anonymity in social media
Denyse O'Leary | 27 August 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet security, loneliness, social media
Not when so many sources want the information.


Exiles from Troy discover the New World
Jennifer Minicus | 27 August 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: humor, mystery
Mystery, humor and an endearing young sleuth.


Who knows what the future of healthcare will bring?
Marcus Roberts | 26 August 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population, medicine, mortality rate
We cannot assume that we know what future health costs will be.


On the event of Michael Brown’s funeral
Sheila Liaugminas | 26 August 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Al Sharpton, Ben Carson, community services, Ferguson, inner city conflicts, Jesse Jackson, Michael Brown, personal responsibility, social justice
They came from near and far, for many reasons. Some for opportunism, some for possibilities.


Non-married mums are less likely to breastfeed
Nicole M. King | 26 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: breast-feeding, motherhood
In other words, wedlock fosters infant wellbeing.


Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend
Francis Phillips | 26 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Nelson Mandela
An affecting memoir by Nelson Mandela's jailer.


Would body cameras have prevented Ferguson riots?
Karl D. Stephan | 26 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ferguson, police, police brutality
Chest-mounted cameras are a promising development, but not a cure-all.


The urgency of peace
Michael Cook | 25 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Gaza, Hamas, Israel, peace
Peace between Israel and Hamas must be founded on justice, not merely a cessation of hostilities.


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