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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

Shifting sands

Mark Regnerus | 21 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christian churches, same-sex marriage, USA
Think that legalizing same-sex marriage won't affect its supporters' moral standards? Think again.

To the shores of Tripoli

George Friedman | 09 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign entanglements, foreign policy, USA
From the very beginning, the US could not avoid "foreign entanglements".

On its 237th birthday, some of America’s problems haven’t changed

Dave Richards | 04 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, USA
Many national issues today remain eerily similar to the problems faced by Washington and his colleagues.

What crisis comes after the Ukraine crisis?

George Friedman | 11 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Russia, Ukraine, USA
This strategic country could become a battleground in a new Cold War.

Romania’s delicate balance

George Friedman | 28 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, Romania, Russia, USA
They fear Russian aggression but distrust America's sense of commitment.


Sheila Liaugminas | 16 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic Church, moral relativism, USA
In a culture of relativism, some things remain unchangeable, contends a MercatorNet contributor in her recent book.

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