In tough times, some US colleges may fold
Jon Marcus | 12 September 2013 |
tags: higher education, US
The old way of doing business in American higher education will not work in the future.
Tweaking the law works
James S. Cole | 05 August 2013 |
tags: abortion, abortion law reform, US
Patient, incremental change in US abortion laws really does save lives. Thousands of them.
US education and economy are on the skids, says British historian
G. Tracy Mehan III | 02 August 2013 |
tags: debt crisis, economics, education, US
Niall Ferguson's controversial analysis of America's institutions is required for anyone who cares about the future of the West.
Which comes first: changing the culture or changing the law?
James S. Cole | 29 July 2013 |
tags: abortion, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court, US
It is a huge mistake for foes of legalized abortion to retire from the political arena.
Jumping on the bandwagon
Michael Cook | 05 April 2013 |
tags: same-sex marriage, US
We should have expected that politicians would line up to support gay marriage.
Hellfire, morality and strategy
George Friedman | 20 February 2013 |
tags: drones, ethics of warfare, US
The use of drones may be legal under international war, but it is leading the US into unknown territory.
Mines of tears
Karl D. Stephan | 15 February 2013 |
tags: engineering ethics, US, workplace safety
For two decades, Navajo men worked in a New Mexico uranium mine, unaware of the dangers of radiation. There was an 88% mortality rate -- but the case is almost unknown.
Four more years of struggle
Michael Coren | 07 November 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, US
A country divided for ever over what America was and should be.
It starts tomorrow: names you’ll need to know for 2016
David Malet | 06 November 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, 2016 elections, US
Get in there early -- meet the candidates for the world's highest office in 2016.
A good man
R.J. Snell | 30 August 2012 |
tags: book reviews, human dignity, US
It’s far too easy when bickering about this or that policy to miss the values modeled by good men and women when we disagree on the means.
What marriage means to today’s young adults
David Lapp and Amber Lapp | 28 March 2012 |
tags: family structure, marriage, US
Young working-class adults revere marriage but believe that it is about personal fulfilment and has no essential link to children.
Abdicating the rule of law
James S. Cole | 07 March 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, democracy, US
The Obama Administration and some state officials are ruling by executive decree. Would the Founding Fathers have approved?
Perpetual adolescence goes on display in San Francisco
Paul Adams | 16 December 2011 |
tags: adolescence, childhood, Christmas, US
In America's capital of the weird breaking the world record for naked Santas is no big deal. But it says a lot about the death of childhood.
Same sex adoption is not a game
Rick Fitzgibbons | 18 November 2011 |
tags: parenting, same-sex adoption, US
Allowing same sex couples to adopt children deprives them of a mother or a father and subjects them to a dangerous social experiment.
Are Americans anti-science?
Michael Cook | 04 November 2011 |
No, they just don't like arrogant, undemocratic scientists.