MercatorNet: promoting human dignity

Archive rss

If you cannot find what you are looking for on this page, enter a search term in the box below. To narrow the search terms, use the Advanced Search feature.
*use advanced search
Right-to-die movement has split into two warring camps, says Nitschke
Michael Cook | 20 July 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: deliverance machine, peaceful pill, Philip Nitschke

The right-to-die movement has split into two warring camps, according to Australian euthanasia activist Dr Philip Nitschke. Speaking at the annual conference of right-to-die societies in Zurich, he complained that half of the world federation’s board were critical of his…

Higgs - the musical
Archil Kobakhidze | 20 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Higgs boson, science
If you find the "God particle" baffling, perhaps listening to it would help.

US liberals torn between chicken sandwich and gay marriage
Carolyn Moynihan | 20 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: media frenzy, same-sex marriage
I had never heard of a (leading) US fast-food chain called Chick-fil-A until today, when it is in Google’s and Slate’s headlines. Over same-sex marriage.

US Boy Scouts rules out gay members
Carolyn Moynihan | 20 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Boy Scouts, homosexuality
In the teeth of protests the Boy Scouts of America is sticking to a membership standards policy which excludes homosexual persons.

Blasts from the past
R. J. Stove | 20 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, authors, writing
An Aussie non-fiction apprenticeship way back when

The Prisoner of Zenda
Tim Golden | 20 July 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, romance
A swashbuckling adventure with a dashing hero, a bearded villain, and a lovely heroine.

UK Census 2011
Marcus Roberts | 19 July 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population, census, UK
The results of the UK census 2011 are out.

Armed with faith on the frontlines
Sheila Liaugminas | 19 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: faith in military service, Frontline Faith, military chaplains
Many organizations and efforts exist to support military service members and veterans in some way. They’re all good and deserve support and there should probably be many more. Then along comes this new one that provides a service and fills…

The link between rented wombs and gay marriage
Michael Cook | 19 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, same-sex marriage, surrogacy
If marriage leads to children, same-sex marriage must inevitably lead to surrogacy and exploitation.

Green Philosophy
Francis Phillips | 19 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, environment, philosophy
Roger Scruton suggests how to think seriously about planet Earth.

Single motherhood: hard row to hoe
Michael Cook | 19 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: single motherhood
Being a single mother is no fun, the New York Times discovers in this video report. Maybe marriage is a good idea, after all.

Babies, birth control, and what teens really want
Meg T. McDonnell | 18 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth control, teenage pregnancy
A campaign to prevent teenage pregnancy ignores the clues young people themselves give about the real remedies.

“Happy families, healthy economy”
Carolyn Moynihan | 18 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: World Congress of Families 2013
The World Congress of Families 2013 is to be held in Sydney. Register your interest now.

An Italian Jaunt
Marcus Roberts | 18 July 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: baby, Italy
A holiday report and some big news.

Canada’s A-G to appeal assisted suicide decision
Michael Cook | 17 July 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada
Canada's Attorney General, Rob Nicholson, announced this week that he will appeal to the country's Supreme Court to overturn a decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court that bans on assisted suicide were unconstitutional.

Page 176 of 570 pages ‹ First  < 174 175 176 177 178 >  Last ›

Follow MercatorNet
Sections and Blogs
Family Edge
Sheila Reports
Reading Matters
Demography Is Destiny
Conniptions (the editorial)
our ideals
our People
our contributors
Mercator who?
partner sites
audited accounts
New Media Foundation
Suite 12A, Level 2
5 George Street
North Strathfield NSW 2137
+61 2 8005 8605
skype: mercatornet

© New Media Foundation 2014 | powered by Encyclomedia | designed by Elleston