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Global inequality grows
Marcus Roberts | 05 February 2016 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: inequality, wealth
The 62 richest people have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion


‘I’ve changed my mind’: a gay activist reverses stand on wedding cake row
Carolyn Moynihan | 05 February 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: freedom of conscience, same-sex marriage
Discrimination against people should be unlawful, but not against ideas.


The evil that men do
Michael Kirke | 04 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Mao Tse-Tung, slavery
Right down to our own day, Chairman Mao left a legacy of cruelty and inhumanity.


Church of Spies
Francis Phillips | 04 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Hitler, Pope Pius XII
The Pope’s secret war against Hitler.


When do we get our euthanasia app?
Peter Stockland | 04 February 2016 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada, euthanasia
Mercy killing has become normalized, even banal, in Canada.


Why we need to remember how to forget
Emma Smith | 04 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, creativity, memory, technology
Creativity needs a dustbin.


Guns, brains and what really makes an adult
Carolyn Moynihan | 04 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: emerging adults, identity, marriage
A proposal to raise the gun age to 25 in the US raises some deep questions.


A donor-conceived woman speaks out
Stephanie Raeymaekers | 03 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex parenting, sperm donation
There is a hole in the hearts of people whose biological fathers have been erased from their lives.


Will gene ‘editing’ help infertile couples?
Peter Saunders | 03 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: birth defects, Crispr, IVF
Claims that it will lack any evidence base.


Later-in-life divorce becoming more common
Nicole M. King | 03 February 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, divorce, marriage
And the ramifications are far from positive.


The science of commuting
Marcus Roberts | 03 February 2016 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: city life, commuting, urbanisation
Why commuting is still 'bearable' in larger cities.


Do you know who your teens meet on social media?
Denyse O'Leary | 03 February 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: crime, privacy, security, sexuality, social media, teens
Maybe they don’t either. Maybe you should both find out.


Rain keeps the Big Bad Wolf indoors
Jennifer Minicus | 03 February 2016 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: fairy tales, picture books
A twist on the traditional Little Three Pigs.


Election 2016 launches, another surprise for Hillary
Sheila Liaugminas | 02 February 2016 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Clinton fatigue, Democratic primaries, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, Iowa Caucuses, U.S. presidential politics
“Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders locked in dead heat in Iowa."


The wrong solution to Zika-caused microcephaly
Michael Cook | 02 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Brazil, microcephaly, Zika virus
Activists are trying to spook governments into allowing abortion. Don't do it, says a woman with the condition.


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