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The Middle East’s vanishing Christians
Michael Cook | 22 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic State, Middle East Christians, persecution of Christians
But some of the region's bishops urge Christians to work with Muslims for free and tolerant society.

The new economics of development: from below, starting with the family
Maria Sophia Aguirre | 22 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: development economics, family values
Pouring money in at the top, controlling life at its source, is so last century.

Does modern technology promote pop culture nihilism?
Denyse O'Leary | 22 January 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: philosophy, pop culture, suicide
Pop culture nihilism in fashion and movies

You’ve heard of the internet of things. Behold the internet of me
Andre Spicer and Carl Cederström | 21 January 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: internet, internet of things, wearable technology
... where "me" becomes just another thing.

Canada’s medical totalitarians
Sean Murphy | 21 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, conscience, conscience rights, conscientious objection
Doctors are at risk of killing against their consciences or of losing their jobs.

Moving in, breaking up
Nicole M. King | 21 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cohabitation, relationships
Don't risk relationship satisfaction.

Is European unity built on sand?
George Friedman | 21 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union
The EU promised perpetual peace and perpetual prosperity but failed to deliver. What comes next?

Dystopia with a conscience
Jennifer Minicus | 20 January 2015 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: dystopia
Charley wants to save lives by killing others.

The mission creep of dignity
Mark Regnerus | 20 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: dignity, sociology
Dignity has less to do with autonomy or independence than with intrinsic worth and the ability to flourish.

Did you make any digital resolutions?
Tamara Rajakariar | 20 January 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: digital media, resolutions, social networks
New Year's resolutions of a technological kind.

Anti-blasphemy laws? Anti-hate speech laws? Some things to consider before you vote.
Denyse O'Leary | 19 January 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: civil rights, free speech, hate speech
Demands for censorship now come from universities. Why?

US Supreme Court to tackle same-sex marriage
Michael Cook | 19 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
We need to know more about the effects of legalisation.

The passing of Google Glass
Karl D. Stephan | 19 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Google, technology
Drums and cymbals at its birth; a press release at its death.

Does the selfie signal an increase in self-centredness?
Denyse O'Leary | 18 January 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Facebook, narcissism, Twitter
Yes, if that were possible.

Pope Francis and ‘soft power’ diplomacy
Sheila Liaugminas | 16 January 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, freedom of expression, human rights, Pope Francis, religious liberty, soft diplomacy, tolerance, violent extremism
He doesn’t soft-peddle his approach.

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