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Running Out of Time
Tim Golden | 31 July 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: science fiction
Jessie is the 13 year old daughter of a village midwife.

Yes, Boris, it’s you
Joanna Bogle | 31 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Britain, Olympics, politics
If these the times, then this must be the man, what?

Free speech and tolerance strike again…
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: freedom of speech, New Zealand
A New Zealand website, Protect marriage, is hacked to pieces the first day it went up.

The parent Olympics
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Olympics, parents
It's one thing to have your parents sitting in the audience at a high school talent show. It's another to have them in the audience when you are competing in an international sporting event.

Welcome to Popcorn!
Ronan Wright | 30 July 2012 | POPCORN |  
tags: human dignity, Popcorn, values
MercatorNet editor Michael Cook has asked me to introduce the newest addition to the MercatorNet family (the rowdy teenager of the blogs if you like) - Popcorn. Our aim is to look at what’s going in mainstream cinema and to…

A Tour of London: Nelson ‘n’ Deck
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 July 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: picture books
Visiting London for the Olympics? This book makes London fun for kids.

How to orchestrate a successful set-up
Tamara Rajakariar | 30 July 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: dating, matchmaking
The art of the romantic set-up is a tricky process. If you’ve watched one take place, you probably saw emotions ranging from acute awkwardness to utter obliviousness.

The Reb and the Redcoats
Jennifer Minicus | 29 July 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: historical fiction
A young prisoner of war endears himself to the family hosting him.

Marriage, religious liberty, and the “grand bargain”
Robert P. George | 28 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: liberty of conscience, religious liberty, same-sex marriage
In the name of “marriage equality” and “non-discrimination” liberty and genuine equality are undermined.

Goodbye Sarajevo
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Bosnia, films, war
Two sisters separated by the siege on Sarajevo in 1992 write a memoir which is a true story of love, courage and survival.

Patients rights in America
Sheila Liaugminas | 27 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: end of life care, life-sustaing treatments, pastoral letter on human dignity, Patients Rights Council, Rita Marker, Terri Schiavo, Wisconsin bishops statement
Let’s focus on Wisconsin here, as a microcosm of the morphing healthcare system that’s redefining health and care and prompting an effort to examine it all carefully.

On our best behaviour
Walter R. Schumm | 27 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: morality, society
You don’t need religion to work out what a good moral decision would be. A proposed scheme.

The judicial murder of a promising and honest academic’s reputation
Michael Kirke | 27 July 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Mark Regnerus, sociology
Mark Regnerus, ideologically unattached himself, has committed a political offence. He can’t be charged with that so the academic arsenal is being riffled to find a pretext for some trumped up charges to bring him to “justice”. What we have…

The Pure Dead Series
Tim Golden | 27 July 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: family, humor, magic
Imagine the Simpsons crossed with the Addams Family.

A taste for death—but not mercy killing
Michael Cook | 26 July 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, mercy killing
The illustrious English crime writer and Conservative peer P.D.James may make her living by imagining murders, but she has no time for euthanasia (although she does not oppose suicide). In a delightful interview with the Observer, the 91-year-old author answered…

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