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A life in the public square

Stephen P. White | 21 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic Church, public square, USA
Richard John Neuhaus was one of the most influential figures in American public life from the Civil Rights era to the War on Terror


Fewer annoying teenagers in the USA

Marcus Roberts | 21 April 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: population ageing, teenagers, USA


School sex ed: how yesterday’s extremists shaped the agenda

Valerie Huber | 12 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: sex education, USA, World War I
An STD epidemic after World War I launched public sex education in America.


The paradox of America’s electoral reform

George Friedman | 11 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, electoral reform, primary elections, USA
The ferment of constant change, reform and renewal is both a virtue and vice of the US system.


School choice: raising the bar for children

Carine Martinez-Gouhier | 06 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, school choice, USA
How this looks at private school and a charter school in Washington DC, and a charter school in Texas.


5 ways school choice enhances education

Carine Martinez-Gouhier | 05 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: parental respsonsibility, school choice, USA
A National School Choice Week conference showed me why school choice is crucial to families and the future of American children.


There’s something mysterious about reviving To Kill a Mockingbird

Richard Gray | 06 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, USA
After a gap of 55 years, its reclusive author is publishing a second novel.


America’s tragic journey from Selma to American Sniper

Peter Bloom | 04 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: film reviews, USA
Both are an antidote to cynicism and celebrate the ability of individuals to be a force for social good


Ethics will always play catch-up in the war on terror

Michael Cook | 10 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ethics of warfare, torture, USA, war on terror
A deeply utilitarian mindset pervades US foreign policy.


Ferguson is not a special case

Tony N. Brown | 27 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ferguson, justice, racism, USA
The riots in Ferguson remind us that many people who believe in justice are comfortable watching its miscarriage.


Is Obama’s immigration plan reasonable?

Kathleen Arnold | 21 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, immigration, immigration reform, USA
Executive authority on immigration has bipartisan precedents.


USA Labour Force Participation Revisited

Marcus Roberts | 16 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economy, labour force, USA


A change to the USA’s employee structure?

Marcus Roberts | 10 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: labour force, unemployment, USA


Singles majority of adult population in USA

Marcus Roberts | 16 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: married couples, singles, USA


A deeply amoral defence of same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 10 September 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, USA


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