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Why are Americans killing themselves?
Marcus Roberts | 19 May 2016 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: suicide, USA
Why is the USA's suicide rate rising?

America’s bathroom battle - by the book
Leslie Loftus | 19 May 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Obama administration, Title IX, transgender rights
How dynamic regulatory capture put women's safety last.

Students are using ‘Mission Impossible’ technology to cheat in exams
Ritesh Chugh | 18 May 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: cheating, education, smart phones
How smart technology could dumb down education

Give Elsa a girlfriend? No, give the kids a break
Carolyn Moynihan | 18 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Disney, Frozen, LGBT activism
The campaign for Frozen 2 politicises children’s entertainment, and that’s unfair.

Lost in the Gender Triangle: is transgenderism social, medical or legal?
Daniel Moody | 18 May 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: gender theory, transgender rights, transgenderism
Logic sinks without a trace in a trackless seas of assertions and theories

How to rig a surrogacy hearing so dissenting voices won’t be heard
Alana S. Newman | 18 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, surrogacy
Let me tell you about my state Senate committee hearing experience.

Do you wish you were a 1970’s mum?
Shannon Roberts | 18 May 2016 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: demography, family values, fertility rates, recession, United States
One reason why birth rates are not recovering post-recession.

High Court on Big Government v. Little Sisters
Sheila Liaugminas | 17 May 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: contraceptive mandate, HHS mandate, Little Sisters of the Poor, religious freedom, Supreme Court, Zubik v. Burwell
Supreme Court Justices’ unanimous ruling favors the nuns.

ISIS did not drop from the sky
Babikir Faysal Babikir | 17 May 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: ISIS, Salafists, Saudi Arabia, Wahabbis
The appalling violence shown by the Islamic State has its roots in the complex theology and politics of Saudi Arabia.

Ever-expanding boundaries of Belgian euthanasia
Michael Cook | 17 May 2016 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Belgium, Canada, euthanasia
What began as a merciful death for the terminally ill can be an opt-out for troubled teens

Scientists call for embryo experiments
Xavier Symons | 17 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, embryo experimentation, embryonic research, stem cell research
No tinkering with embryos over 14 days used to be the rule. Until now.

Captain America: Civil War
Laura Cotta Ramosino | 17 May 2016 | POPCORN |  
tags: film reviews, Marvel superheroes
A movie in which two opposing factions each has a plausible case.

Bowls or plates for family meals?
Joanna Roughton | 17 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, family values, social media
"Bowling alone" - bowls might be encouraging TV dinners over family time.

Just Start: fighting material and spiritual hunger
Carolyn Moynihan | 17 May 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: poverty, Year of Mercy
Outreach to the hungry and homeless in Manila and Russia.

Adventures outside the comfort zone
Michael Cook | 16 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, New York Times
Why the NY Times was blindsided by Trump

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