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US defence policy in the wake of the Ukrainian affair
George Friedman | 10 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Stratfor, Ukraine, US foreign policy
Rethinking American strategy in the framework of conventional war against enemies fighting on their own terrain.


What the older and wiser think you should know
Tamara Rajakariar | 09 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: job, work ethic, work-life balance
Most important life lesson from older people? Love your work.


Noah and the flood of reactions
Sheila Liaugminas | 08 April 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |
tags: Bible films, Brian Godawa, Darren Aronofsky, Hollywood atheists, Noah
Why the torrent of arguments and debates and angry comments in social media since this film came out, or even before it did?


Why schools deny that bullying causes suicide
Izzy Kalman | 08 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: bullying
They can't afford to take responsibility for their failed policies.


Cinema classics: Dial M for Murder
Ronan Wright | 08 April 2014 | POPCORN |
tags: Alfred Hitchcock, cinema classics, film reviews
It's amazing what Hitchcock could do with only two sets.


Stem cell debacle déjà vu
Michael Cook | 08 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Japan, research ethics, scientism, stem cells
A young Japanese scientist is at the centre of a storm about unethical research. Why?


Is it OK to be a bigot?
Zac Alstin | 08 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Australia, bigotry, free speech
Australia's Attorney-General thinks so.


Nabisco: Sex discrimination is ‘wholesome’
Kelly Bartlett | 08 April 2014 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: advertising, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Excluding mothers isn’t wholesome; it's halfsome.


Japan’s Shrinking Role in the World
Marcus Roberts | 08 April 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |
tags: ageing population, Japan, population decline
2013 saw a record annual decline in the population of Japan during peacetime.


The “weaker sex”?
Jennifer Minicus | 08 April 2014 | READING MATTERS |
tags: family, heroic girls, historical fiction
Abbie Deal discovers the adventure hidden in ordinary life.


“I was jeered and spat at for defending marriage”
Caroline Farrow | 08 April 2014 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: freedom of speech, same-sex marriage
At a BBC Question Time on gay marriage, the wrong answers met with alarming hostility.


Academics fooled by computer gibberish
Denyse O'Leary | 08 April 2014 | CONNECTING |
tags: computers, science journals, writing
Here is what happened when some researchers started using a bafflegab generator in earnest. Recently, a major science publisher had to withdraw more than 120 papers that were just gibberish— random, grammatically correct noise.


Single sex schooling and gender theory
Andrew Mullins | 07 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: gender theory, single sex schooling
New research questions the advantage of separate schools for boys and girls and suggests they lead to role stereotyping.


The link between family structure and poverty
Nicole M. King | 07 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: child poverty, education of children, family structure
One of poverty's major causes is being raised outside of an intact family.


Nigeria makes $6 billion from home videos
Eugene Ohu | 06 April 2014 | HARAMBEE |
tags: movie, nollywood
Nollywood, a Made-in-Nigeria bootstrap upstart turned six billion dollars prolific grandee.


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