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NEWSLETTER 20141031

31 October 2014
Apple CEO Timothy Cook has somewhat reluctantly come to the party as a gay icon. What will be the effect on other public figures, we ask.

NEWSLETTER 20141030

30 October 2014
Contributing to the euthanasia debate in Canada, Margaret Somerville rebuts the idea that respect for the mystery of life, which sets limits to our control of it, is simply a religious idea that can be discarded.

NEWSLETTER 20141029

29 October 2014
The reinvention of parenthood continues its advance with bioethicists laying down the red carpet for technicians.

NEWSLETTER 20141028

28 October 2014
Iran hangs woman who claims she killed her rapist.

NEWSLETTER 20141027

27 October 2014
Why happiness should replace GDP in policy making.

NEWSLETTER 20141024

24 October 2014
Brittany Maynard wants to die. Canadian terror attack.

Here’s what you told us in our survey!

23 October 2014
Thanks very much for your responses.

NEWSLETTER 20141022

22 October 2014
Lord Sugar and his apprentices

NEWSLETTER 20141021

21 October 2014
Death of Gough Whitlam. Transforming journalism. After same-sex marriage.

NEWSLETTER 20142010

20 October 2014
Sheila Liaugminas wraps up two weeks' reporting on the Synod on the Family held in Rome, quoting extensively from Pope Francis' concluding address to the bishops. You can't get a more authoritative interpretation than that.

NEWSLETTER 20141017

17 October 2014
Will egg freezing liberate women?

NEWSLETTER 20141710

17 October 2014
Big corporations like Apple and Facebook are covering the cost of egg freezing for women employees. What they don't know is that failure rates for women who use the technology after 30 are more than 75 percent.

NEWSLETTER 20141610

16 October 2014
By invoking Confucius is the Chinese President signalling his intention to "rule by virtue", or just burnishing his right to rule?

NEWSLETTER 20141510

15 October 2014
Saving oiurselves from Ebola: nine months into the Ebola crisis it's sad we're taking more notice because of the "threat" to the West.

NEWSLETTER 20141014

14 October 2014
Canada edges towards euthanasia.



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