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The empathy gap
John Tirman | 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Afghanistan, drones, Iraq
Where is the sympathy for the civilian victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Dear MSNBC: Do a series on Human Life 101
Sheila Liaugminas | 02 April 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
I was considering making that a question as a header. But there’s no question.

Former People
Francis Phillips | 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, revolution, Russia
"Losers are no less worthy of being remembered than winners," writes a chronicler of the last days of the Russian aristocracy.

Could 1 in 5 boys have ADHD? And why?
Carolyn Moynihan | 02 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ADHD, boys, single motherhood
Alarming figures for ADHD in the United States were published over the weekend.

Mea Maxima Culpa: an exposé of an exposé
Sean Murphy | 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: film reviews, media ethics, sexual abuse
The scandal of an abusive priest in Wisconsin was ghastly enough. But a powerful documentary misrepresents how the Catholic Church dealt with it.

The truth of the Magdalene Laundries emerges
Ronan Wright | 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abuse crisis, film reviews, Ireland
A report by the Irish government fails to back widely-accepted allegations of abuse by Catholic nuns.

Two great videos: Ryan Anderson goes 15 rounds over SSM
Michael Cook | 01 April 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: debates, Supreme Court
Two great videos of Ryan Anderson debating gay marriage.

Africans of Renaissance Europe
Michael Cook | 01 April 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: art, history
A collection of paintings and sculpture at the Princeton University Art Museum examines the many roles that Africans, both slave and free, played in 16th century Europe. This video from The Economist helps to reveal forgotten histories.

Tech hubs turning access into empowerment in Africa
Francis Onwumere | 31 March 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Ihub, information technology, infrastructure, tech hubs
First there were mobile phones. Then fast internet. Then tech hubs. 45 of them across the continent.

Easter Around the World
Shannon Roberts | 31 March 2013 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Christianity, Easter
Even in countries where Christianity is a minority religion, Easter is passionately celebrated. Happy Easter!

Yes, I think we are crazy
Tristan McLindon | 31 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, young adults
... if marriage is only a lifestyle choice. But for us it's much more.

We should be able to talk about marriage
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: marriage law, Ryan T. Anderson, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court marriage hearings
Exchanges were bad enough back when Proposition 8 was voted on in California, and again in the subsequent court appeals of it when people were yelling at the opposition and demonstrations got physically confrontational and some high profile people even…

Thank you for your testimony, Miss Evans
Michael Cook | 30 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex parenting
An 11-year-old gives an excellent summary of what every child deserves: a Mom and a Dad.

More immigrants proposed for America (well officially at least)
Shannon Roberts | 29 March 2013 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: American politics, Border security, Hispanic
The US continues to debate what should be done with the country’s many illegal immigrants who currently pay no tax. New proposed legislation could put the more than 10 million illegal immigrants on the road to citizenship, along with allowing…

Hope you have a Good Friday
Tamara Rajakariar | 29 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Easter lessons, Good Friday

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