Three ways of dying
Michael Cook | 08 March 2011 |
tags: Africa, euthanasia, India, US
How three women from three countries are dealing with mortality on International Women's Day.
Even euthanasia has its funny side
Michael Cook | 03 March 2011 |
The world's most famous euthanasia activist is thinking about moving into stand-up comedy.
Michael Cook | 09 February 2011 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Hawaii
This week a committee of the Hawaii Senate voted to shelve a bill for physician-assisted suicide after listening to emotional public testimony. Here are some of the stories.
Chevalier in the fight for human dignity
Michael Cook | 02 November 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, France, human dignity, locked-in syndrome
France has just given its highest dignity to a courageous woman who battled locked-in syndrome and quadriplegia to fight for the disabled.
Suicide is not an option, ever
Cristina Alarcon | 21 October 2010 |
tags: Canada, euthanasia, freedom, suicide
Those who believe that legal assisted suicide and euthanasia will assure their "choice" are naive.
A slippery slope to forced euthanasia?
Bill Muehlenberg | 05 October 2010 |
Pressure for legalising euthanasia has been stepped up in Australia by the pro-euthanasia Greens.
Solidarity in suffering
Monique David | 16 September 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, palliative care, right to die
The euthanasia pot is being stirred again in Canada. A personal testimony shows how wrong this move would be.
Is pain relief a human right?
Margaret Somerville | 07 September 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, pain
It is an outrage that patients in developing countries often cannot get relief for extreme pain.
We need a society which cares, not kills
Erik Leipoldt | 14 July 2010 |
tags: disability, ethics of care, euthanasia
A quadriplegic who has just published a book on attitudes to euthanasia in the Netherlands and Australia asks whether it should be legalised in a caring society.
The unstoppable expansion of justifications of euthanasia
Margaret Somerville | 24 March 2010 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia
Will euthanasia and assisted suicide need any moral justification at all if they are ever legalised?
Getting the facts right about euthanasia
Margaret Somerville | 02 March 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, Quebec
How can Quebec doctors ask for the legalisation of euthanasia? They don't even know what it is.
“There will be casualties”
Michael Cook | 19 February 2010 |
Euthanasia activists in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands have lost touch with reality.
Suffering with dignity
Margaret Somerville | 22 January 2010 |
tags: death, euthanasia, human dignity
We must find meaning in dying, to make it the last great act of living.
Is death better than disability?
Michael Cook | 11 January 2010 |
tags: assisted suicide, disability, euthanasia
Whom better to ask than the disabled? They give some surprising answers.
The puzzle of human dignity
Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2009 |
tags: euthanasia, human dignity
Both sides of the euthanasia debate claim to be advancing the cause of human dignity. Whom should we believe?