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25 years on, a united Germany mixes success and struggle
Daniel Hough | 12 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Berlin Wall, Germany
Contemporary Germany is legally united but psychologically still divided.

A book from one of our subscribers
Jennifer Minicus | 12 November 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
A reference book of modern children's literature.

Children in care: Australia’s adoption challenge
Carolyn Moynihan | 11 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: adoption, Australia, foster care
A rethink of adoption would help thousands of children in foster care, among others, says a new report.

The UK’s absurd “wrongful births”
Philippa Taylor | 11 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraception, UK, wrongful birth
The government is shelling out millions to pay for "failed contraception" and "failed sterilizations".

Interstellar: Christopher Nolan’s flawed masterpiece
Stephen Benedict Dyson | 11 November 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: film reviews, science fiction, space exploration
Too long, too preachy and too wonderful.

How big is Google? Is it really a googleplex?
Denyse O'Leary | 11 November 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Google, internet searches, national sovereignty
No, but it is formidable anyway.

Space flight will always be a risky business
Karl D. Stephan | 10 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: engineering, engineering ethics, space flight
A failure rate of 5 percent may not be a great advertisement for space tourism.

I can’t handle being useful
Zac Alstin | 10 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: management, rhetoric, work
The language of management is often offensive, pompous, and demeaning. It's time for a spring cleaning.

Should they be driven off the road?
Shannon Roberts | 10 November 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: baby boomers, demography, driving, elderly, laws
There is never a convenient time to stop driving.

Optimism and humor
Tim Golden | 10 November 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: humor
A fixture on school reading lists.

Instead of James Bond-style secrecy, why not shine a spotlight on terror?
Denyse O'Leary | 08 November 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: government transparency, media scrutiny, terrorist threats
Using social media?

Finally, a judge votes for democracy
Michael Cook | 07 November 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex marriage
The latest decision on same-sex marriage is a gem of legal reasoning and common sense.

Ten books that changed my world
Carolyn Moynihan | 07 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book lists, literature
Less dramatic than it sounds, to be sure, but still formative.

The third child: why bother?
Marcus Roberts | 07 November 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: children, parenting
According to a new report, he or she won't make you any happier...

You are not yourself on the Pill
Gerard Migeon | 07 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: hormonal contraceptives, natural family planning
Like Forrest Gump, you may be using "braces" that you don't even need.

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