Sadly, the International Day of Happiness is over
25 Mar 2013 |
tags: economics, happiness, United Nations
The United Nations is considering an international happiness index to replace Gross Domestic Product as a measure of successful nations. Good luck!
Constantine and the birth of religious tolerance
11 Mar 2013 |
tags: Christianity, history, Roman Empire
It is exactly 1700 years since the Emperor Constantine gave official recognition to Christianity.
Working abroad, supporting the family at home
22 Feb 2013 |
tags: migrant workers, Philippines, remittances
Emigrants’ remittances are at the core of poverty alleviation in many developing countries.
Job creation, Italian style
17 Oct 2012 |
Even in his last days, Angelo Corigliano took his social responsibilities seriously.
Italy’s conscientious doctors
3 Oct 2012 |
tags: abortion, conscientious objection, Italy
Up to 85 percent of gynecologists in some regions refuse to perform abortions.
Why the UN should oppose the death penalty for everyone
17 Jul 2012 |
tags: abortion, death penalty, right to life, United Nations
United Nations bureaucrats are passionate about “the right to life” – but only for criminals. How about people who are completely innocent?
Let’s make the UN Secretary-General keep his word
27 Jan 2012 |
tags: abortion, United Nations
The United Nations must be the "defender of the defenceless", says Ban Ki-moon. Why not begin with the unborn?
“Tax me please, I’m rich!”
18 Jan 2012 |
tags: debt crisis, taxation, USA
If they are so keen, why don’t they just give it to the government anyway?
What the Wall Street protesters missed
14 Nov 2011 |
tags: New York, Occupy Wall Street
Those fat cat capitalists have moved on, leaving the skyscrapers to non-profits.
UN spurns family values in fight against AIDS
14 Jul 2011 |
Thirty years have passed since AIDS was first identified. Why can't the United Nations stop spouting cliches and get to the heart of the problem?