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Are we ready for the “grey tsunami”?

Marcus Roberts | 22 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: ageing population, China, UK, USA

A deal with the devil

Michael Cook | 11 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: ethics, Japan, USA, World War II
Why did American officials refuse to prosecute Japanese doctors who had committed horrendous crimes in World War II?

Russia and the US negotiate the future of Ukraine

George Friedman | 02 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: geopolitics, Russia, Ukraine, USA
When something must get done, the number to call is still in the USA.

Dumbing down: the new SAT

Matthew Mehan | 01 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: education, education standards, SATs, USA
Or how to raise education levels by lowering standards.

The American public’s indifference to foreign affairs

George Friedman | 20 February 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: foreign policy, Stratfor, USA
The world must get used to a USA which will not pay any price and bear any burden to support the cause of liberty.

Killing Americans abroad: has Obama’s policy changed?

Matthew Sussex | 18 February 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Barack Obama, drones, targeted assassination, USA
The ethics of execution without a trial need to be debated.

USA’s childless women

Marcus Roberts | 28 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: childlessness, extra-marital birth, fertility, USA

Are you a Jennifer? You are not alone

Marcus Roberts | 29 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: baby names, USA
A neat little map showing the most popular girl names in the USA since 1960.

The roots of the American shutdown

George Friedman | 09 October 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: Barack Obama, government shutdown, USA
The primary system has placed unyielding ideologues at the centre of US politics.

USA is slowly having more children

Marcus Roberts | 11 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: children, economy, fertility rate, USA
Are we seeing a fertility bump as the economic downturn slowly recedes?

American generosity, second to none

Vincenzina Santoro | 19 August 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: philanthropy, United Nations, USA
September 5 marks the first International Day of Charity. Which country gives the most?

Immigration to outstrip births in the USA

Marcus Roberts | 20 June 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: birth rate, immigration, USA
Immigration to the USA is set to overtake the natural growth there in the next couple of decades.

“America’s Blessings”

Simon Smart | 27 May 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: book reviews, Christianity, social policy, USA
A sociologist argues in a new book that religion benefits the US by $2.67 trillion every year -- a figure that cannot be ignored.

USA’s Population Crisis: Hogwash?

Marcus Roberts | 24 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: birth rate, environment, fertility rates, immigration, USA
A recent opinion piece in the NYTimes tries to tell us that the USA has no fertility crisis.

A new reality in relations between US and Israel

George Friedman | 20 March 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: foreign policy, Israel, Stratfor, USA
It's like a marriage that continues out of habit but whose foundation has withered. Can Obama's visit repair it?

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