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What the fall of the Wall did not change

George Friedman | 12 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Berlin Wall, freedom
It is difficult to remember how seductive Marxism was and how frightening Soviet power was.

Freedom in the scales on the Western side of the Wall

Michael Cook | 12 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Berlin Wall, Communism, freedom, materialism
There are battles to be fought in the countries which won the Cold War.

After D-Day, what endures

Sheila Liaugminas | 10 June 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: D-Day, duty, freedom, human dignity, liberation, sacrifice, service, tyranny

Could we choose to dialogue?

Megan Hodder | 17 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, freedom
"Anti-choice", "pro-abortion" -- let's stop the name calling and talk about principles.

Conversations with Islamists

Tarek Heggy | 11 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom, Islamism, women's dignity
An Egyptian scholar reports his conclusions from decades of talking with leaders of political Islam.

Hope lends beauty to even the bleakest tale

Clare Cannon | 10 May 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, heroic girls, historical fiction, young adult


Jennifer Minicus | 08 April 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, heroic girls, historical fiction, picture books, slavery

The Stamp Collector

Jennifer Minicus | 20 February 2013 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, picture books, writing

The Winged Watchman

Margaret Hannon | 16 June 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, family, freedom, heroic boys, historical fiction, war

Breaking Stalin’s Nose

Jennifer Minicus | 02 April 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, freedom, historical fiction

Small Acts of Amazing Courage

Clare Cannon | 02 January 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: freedom, friendship, heroic boys, heroic girls, historical fiction, prejudice, romance, young adult

A talk in Tehran

Peter Baehr | 10 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: conscience, freedom, Iran
Academic conferences can be opportunities for spreading the gospel of freedom of conscience.

The Bronze Bow

Jennifer Minicus | 22 April 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, classics, forgiveness, freedom, historical fiction, young adult

Taking childbirth home

John Bambenek | 16 February 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: childbirth, freedom, hospitals, medical insurance
Thanks to the risk management brigade, a woman in an obstetric ward is little more than a potential plaintiff.

The banality of tolerance

Rocco Buttiglione | 08 February 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom, religion, tolerance
One of Europe’s most prominent philosophers explains why tolerance seems to be evaporating from the public square.

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