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Sweden has it all - except freedom of conscience
Carolyn Moynihan | 19 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, conscience rights, Sweden
A court has ruled that abortion rights leave no room for a midwife to be exempted.

Rolling back mass surveillance
Karl D. Stephan | 19 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Edward Snowden, privacy, surveillance
Protecting the right to privacy in the age of metadata.

“Vatileaks 2”: corruption, cronyism, and mismanagement
Austen Ivereigh | 19 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: corruption, Pope Francis, Vatican
Two new books make the case for Pope Francis' financial reforms.

Millennials being “priced out of parenthood”
Tamara El-Rahi | 19 November 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cost of children, Millennials, parenthood
How financially secure is enough before having a baby?

Is Islam incompatible with modernity?
Asma Afsaruddin | 18 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, modernity, Qur'an
Many leading Muslim thinkers are returning to Islam’s earliest texts to promote reform

Can IVF reverse population decline?
Michael Cook | 18 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, global aging, IVF
There is very little evidence that IVF is a solution to declining birth rates.

The challenges of an ageing nation
Marcus Roberts | 18 November 2015 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population
Do you have any ideas how they can be met?

Just another member of the patriarchy
Caroline Farrow | 18 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, commitment, extra-marital birth
One ambivalent young man is no match for the abortion merchants.

Jumbotron, the smartphone is coming to get you!
Denyse O'Leary | 18 November 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet use, smartphones, technology use
New tech does not extinguish old art forms. It more often changes their role.

An “act of war”
James Schall SJ | 17 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islam, Paris Attacks 2015, terrorism
Without an intellectual response to the challenge of ISIS, it will not be defeated.

What will the English language be like in 100 years?
Simon Horobin | 17 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: English language
The future for English is one of multiple Englishes.

Reality TV for toffs: The Economist and euthanasia
Michael Cook | 17 November 2015 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, suicide, The Economist
Journalists need guidelines for covering euthanasia.

Fearsome threats
Michael Cook | 16 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, France, ISIS, Islam, terrorism
France must resist the temptation to sink to the level of its ISIS foes.

War comes home
John Keane | 16 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Paris Attacks 2015, war on terror
Surely there will be no peace until we find other ways of compromise and reconciliation?

Live to text? Well, it’s your neck ...
Denyse O'Leary | 16 November 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: exercise, smartphones, texting
If our index fingers are getting far more exercise than our legs, we are not living healthy.

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