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Australia: advice for the new management
Margaret Somerville | 19 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australian politics, ethics
A few ethical voices crying in the wilderness can make a major difference.

Christian persecution is part of a global crisis, says UK minister
Sayeeda Warsi | 19 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Middle East Christians, religious freedom, UK
Christianity is haemorrhaging in the Middle East. The world must act, says the UK's first Muslim cabinet minister.

Can Africa follow China’s footsteps?
Jotham Muriu Njoroge | 19 November 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: china, africa
In two decades China's share of global manufacturing exports has risen 15%, or 30% if we include labour-intensive products alone. What lessons can Africa, a continent boasting huge human resources learn from the oriental industrial giant?

The vanishing art of asking a girl out
Tamara El-Rahi | 18 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: dating, society
Are guys letting the fear of rejection or laziness stop them from asking a girl on a date?

The new Asian Tiger can cope
Bernardo Villegas | 18 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan
The Philippines is no longer a basket case. It will bounce back after Typhoon Haiyan.

Marriage rites: what’s blood got to do with it?
Barend Vlaardingerbroek | 18 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: incest, marriage law, same-sex marriage
The marriage equality slippery slope logically ends in legalised incest.

China’s one-child policy to be relaxed
Marcus Roberts | 18 November 2013 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population, China, one-child policy, sex ratio
The Chinese Government has slightly relaxed the notorious one-child policy.

5 population stories you don’t usually hear…
Marcus Roberts | 16 November 2013 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: overpopulation myth, population growth
Some myth-correctives for your weekend

HHS mandate, the other Obamacare problem
Sheila Liaugminas | 15 November 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Archbishop William Lori, conscience rights, HHS mandate, Obamacare, religious liberty, USCCB
The general public and the media are finally dealing with the reality of Obamacare. Great numbers of Americans have a nearly two year jump on that process.

Red Love: The Story of an East German Family
Francis Phillips | 15 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, East Germany, World War II
The Berlin Wall fell in 1989 but much remains to be understood.

Is marriage for you?
Tamara El-Rahi | 15 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: advice, marriage values
No it isn't - whether you're single or attached. Here's why.

Politics and abortion trump women’s health in California
Teresa Ackley | 15 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion risks, aspiration abortion, California
Safety concerns about a new law are dismissed because pro-lifers happened to voice them.

Engaging characters bring this story to life
Tim Golden | 15 November 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, friendship, magic
Three youngsters help each other in their overlapping problems.

“Marriage Isn’t For You” goes viral
Kelly Bartlett | 15 November 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: secrets of marriage, selfishness
A young man’s post about love and marriage strikes a chord with readers.

A tale of two survivors
Charly Holganza | 14 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: natural disasters, Philippines, survival stories
A Philippine Air Force officer swept away by Typhoon Haiyan floated in rough seas for six hours with a 7-year-old boy.

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