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Americans are dying at a greater rate

Marcus Roberts | 13 June 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: mortality rate, USA

The decline of the dragon

Marcus Roberts | 25 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, China, demographic decline, USA

A new portrait of American slavery emerges

Joshua Rothman | 24 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: slavery, USA
Over the years, slave-owners placed 200,000 newspaper ads for escaped slaves

Why are Americans killing themselves?

Marcus Roberts | 19 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: suicide, USA

A 6-year-old punched an 8-year-old and what happened next is sheer lunacy

Izzy Kalman | 02 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bullying, USA
The wrong heads will roll for the folly of anti-bully psychology

Are we too concerned about an ageing population?

Marcus Roberts | 22 April 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, USA

The Presidential election of 2017

Rick D. Williams | 21 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, American history, Donald Trump, USA
If no candidate wins a majority in the Electoral College, the decision passes to the House of Representatives early next year

Is there life after football for NFL pros?

James Holstein | 08 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, football, USA
Why do smart, talented, disciplined and wealthy young men have so much trouble adapting to ordinary life?

Ageing population = low economic growth

Marcus Roberts | 16 December 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, economy, USA

Desperately seeking domestic bliss

Ian Dowbiggin | 15 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Emily Mudd, marriage, marriage counselling, marriage education, USA
Why is the American divorce rate so high if there are so many marriage counsellors?

The man who held the mandate of heaven

Geoffrey Shaw | 03 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: diplomacy, history, Ngo Dinh Diem, USA, Vietnam War
The Kennedy Administration lost the Vietnam War by ousting South Vietnam's president, Ngo Dinh Diem in 1963.

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.

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