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An education is a terrible thing to waste
Kevin Ryan | 16 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: careers, college, education
Too many Americans are wasting precious years and vast amounts of cash acquiring a college education.


Internet etiquette: Should one pull articles from an Internet site?
Denyse O'Leary | 16 April 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: internet control, internet searches, Internet use
We shouldn’t publish anything we are not ready to defend.


Intergenerational living at retirement homes
Marcus Roberts | 16 April 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population, retirement
Students are given free accommodation in return for helping with the elderly: a win-win scenario.


Vaccination: ‘No jab, no pay’ policy has a serious ethical sting
Stephen S Holden | 16 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: parental rights, vaccination
The Australian government's plan to withhold cash benefits for unvaccinated children is ethically precarious.


Early campaign 2016
Sheila Liaugminas | 15 April 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Bobby Jindal, Campaign 2016, Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz
Summed up in a few lines, in a week of ‘big announcements.'


Armenian genocide denial poisons Turkey’s relations with the world
Michael Hesemann | 15 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Armenian genocide, genocide, Pope Francis, Turkey
Turkey is furious after the Pope lamented the first genocide of the 20th century.


Coming to terms with the American empire
George Friedman | 15 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: empires, Stratfor, United States
The United States became an empire almost absent-mindedly. But now it cannot shrug off its responsibilties.


A feel good story about a very happy mother
Shannon Roberts | 15 April 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: demography, family
See what happens when this mother of 6 boys learns she's having a girl.


Nursing home offers rent-free accommodation for uni students
Tamara Rajakariar | 15 April 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, nursing homes, students
Now this is what an awesome idea looks like.


In ‘Modern Families’ mother and father are no longer necessary
Philippa Taylor | 14 April 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex parenting
A new British book challenges conventional notions of family structure.


New media: Information is not reduced by being shared
Denyse O'Leary | 14 April 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: government intervention, information, information technology
Why net neutrality is wrong: We share information without reducing it.


Hillary’s family values pitch
Carolyn Moynihan | 14 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, abortion, family values, feminism, Hillary Clinton
Mrs Clinton has finally outed herself as a pro-woman, pro-family candidate for the US presidency.


Only Apple’s magic could sell its vastly overpriced watches
David Glance | 13 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Apple, consumerism, marketing, technology
The cheapest watch costs $499 (in Australia). A competitor costs $89. Why?


How married men are trumping their unmarried peers
Tamara Rajakariar | 13 April 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, marriage culture, wealth
They’re richer, more successful and more motivated.


Cohabitation may be hazardous to your health
Patricia Lee June | 13 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: child wellbeing, cohabitation, marriage
Moving in is not a sound step towards, let along substitute for, marriage.


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