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Middle-class white Americans are killing themselves

Marcus Roberts | 13 November 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: mortality rate, USA

What The Martian can teach us about American health care

Craig Klugman | 12 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, health care, USA
It can be based on optimistic but unreasonable expectations.

Best of enemies

Michael Cook | 21 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: film reviews, homosexuality, media ethics, same-sex marriage, USA
A documentary about the 1968 debate between William F. Buckley Jr and Gore Vidal reveals a lot about the media.

The Turkish Enigma

George Friedman | 22 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Russia, Turkey, USA
How to survive as the pivot of three regions.

Disability Insurance about to run dry in the USA

Marcus Roberts | 10 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: disability insurance, employment, USA

Business and professions will suffer if same-sex marriage arrives

J. Mark Brewer | 24 June 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex marriage, USA

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.

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