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Birth decisions: home or hospital?
Joanna Roughton | 11 December 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childbirth, maternal health, parenthood
It should be about the baby.

A guide to building the future from the founder of PayPal
Isaiah Berg | 11 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, startups, technology
“The prospect of being lonely and wrong can be unbearable,” writes Peter Thiel.

The complexities of consent to sexual intimacy
Margaret Somerville | 11 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: rape culture, sexual assault, sexual violence
In Canada and the US high profile media stars have been pilloried over allegations of sexual assault.

Ethics will always play catch-up in the war on terror
Michael Cook | 10 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics of warfare, torture, USA, war on terror
A deeply utilitarian mindset pervades US foreign policy.

John McCain breaks ranks with GOP over CIA torture
John McCain | 10 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: CIA, enhanced interrogation techniques, torture, war on terror
Based on personal experience he says that "enhanced interrogation techniques" were shameful and didn't work.

Social media: Is our every thought ready for prime time?
Denyse O'Leary | 10 December 2014 | CONNECTING |  
No, but social media make us think so.

Abandoned babies and the missing adoption option
Kristan Dooley | 10 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: adoption, infanticide, motherhood
Women who feel unable to raise their own child need this humane alternative.

GoldieBlox and the female engineer
Karl D. Stephan | 09 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: engineering ethics
A new line of toys encourages girls into the profession. And fair enough, says an old hand.

Your not-to-be-missed Christmas list of kids’ books
Jennifer Minicus and Jane Fagan | 09 December 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: awards, lists
Jane and Jennifer conduct the first Reading Matters Book Awards.

Should immigrants be forced to live in rural New Zealand?
Marcus Roberts | 09 December 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: immigration, New Zealand
Certain commentators believe this will help both the cities and rural areas.

No Gender December #firstworldproblem
Tamara Rajakariar | 09 December 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: genderless parenting, No Gender December, parenting
Aren't there more important things to deal with?

Canadian philosopher promotes euthanasia of disabled newborns and infanticide
Alex Schadenberg | 09 December 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: after-birth abortion, euthanasia, infanticide, Peter Singer
Udo Schüklenk uses quality-of-life arguments to support his eugenic philosophy.

Two cultures, one demeaning attitude to women
Johanne Brownrigg | 09 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, female genital mutilation
It takes a village to support female circumcision. The same for abortion.

What do we know about our aging world?
Shannon Roberts | 08 December 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: aging population, economics, healthcare reform
We are going where history has never been before.

Poverty, the rule of law, and human flourishing
Samuel Gregg | 08 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity, poverty, rule of law
Poverty can only be reduced in societies which are governed by the rule of law.

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