The great debate
The world's foremost utilitarian philosopher debated euthanasia with the Catholic archbishop of Sydney.
Reviving the slippery slope
A leading American bioethicist admits that he is worried by euthanasia in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Court tussle over right to euthanase Dutch woman with dementia
The first time that an institution has refused to allow a patient to be given a lethal injection.
Comedy is deadly serious for Philip Nitschke
His new career as a stand-up comic is faltering.
Belgium’s euthanasia establishment hisses back
When Tom Mortier complained about his mother's death, he learned how entrenched euthanasia is.
The Economist backs Belgian model of euthanasia
A new editor takes a familiar line: autonomy solves everything.
Life? I’m not really that into it any more
Healthy 24-year-old Belgian woman asks for euthanasia.
Peter Singer ‘disinvited’ over infanticide interview
'Belonging to the human species does not make it wrong to kill a living being'
Australian Medical Association expels Nitschke
Professional consequences mount for Australia's notorious euthanasia doctor
Colombia may finalize euthanasia law in March
Constitutional Court gives health ministry 30 days to issue regulations.
Waiting for the goalposts to move
Doctors who are unwilling to participate in assisted suicide have justifiable fears of being forced to refer.
Canadian philosopher promotes euthanasia of disabled newborns and infanticide
Udo Schüklenk uses quality-of-life arguments to support his eugenic philosophy.
Dutch doctors to approve organ donation euthanasia
It could double the number of organs available every year.
Australian euthanasia doctor battles deregistration
Philip Nitschke is making a stand on the validity of rational suicide.
What do we know about Brittany Maynard’s death?
The tragic death of a vibrant young woman is a parable about the dangers of assisted suicide.
Brittany Maynard decides to live—UPDATED
She's suffering, but not enough to choose death in Oregon with assisted suicide.
Rejecting euthanasia, respecting the human spirit
You don't need to be religious to respect the mystery at the heart of life.
Canada at a deadly crossroads
As the Supreme Court prepares to review euthanasia, a group of distinguished doctors warns of serious consequences.
Is there meaning in suffering?
Advocates of euthanasia are compassionate, but they miss something: we can find meaning in pain.
There’s no “mushy middle” on euthanasia
The Canadian Medical Association is not being honest about its change of policy.
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