The fallacy of a happy, productive and ageing work force
17 May 2013 |
tags: ageing population, demography, workforce
Glib answers will not conjure away the hard, cold fact that workers everywhere are getting older and older.
Brain explosion: big neuroscience teams up with Obama
8 Mar 2013 |
tags: economics, love, neuroscience
The US President is backing a brain activity map project that would cost billions and may be fatally flawed.
A case for bureaucratic clawback
1 Feb 2013 |
tags: animal welfare, justice, subsidiarity
When a fight over a cat goes to federal court it is time to call on a Catholic principle.
28 Nov 2012 |
American universities are discouraging students from expressing controversial views.
Won’t Back Down
11 Oct 2012 |
tags: education, film reviews, USA
This inspiring film about America's failing schools has a radical diagnosis: shake off the dead hand of the teachers' unions.
The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House
6 Jul 2012 |
tags: Barack Obama, book reviews
In an age of political messianism The Amateur may represent the last man standing.
What can a brain scan tell us about ourselves?
28 Jun 2012 |
Can brain scans detect whether we lean politically to the left or to the right?
You can tell it’s an election year when…
17 May 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, psychology
Some psychology researchers are demonizing or marginalizing voters with opposing views and calling it “science.”
Coming Apart: The State of White America
27 Mar 2012 |
A new book describes the white working class cut adrift from the institutions of marriage and the church.
Why America might pull through the demographic collapse
31 Oct 2011 |
tags: demography, population, USA
it is mainly religious people who raise children, and more women in America are religious.