Rio’s most successful countries by size
The real medal table is medals per capita.
Is the Hebrew Bible elastic enough to make God transgender?
A rabbi says yes, but that is not what the texts of Scripture show
The incalculable cost of assisted suicide laws
The process comes with a price-tag, but the social costs cannot be estimated.
Tackling childhood obesity, one child at a time
A new book helps parents deal with the psychological aspects of overeating.
The most important parenting advice
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No end to Aleppo’s brutal stalemate
Fighting and airstrikes may be increasing but the suffering Syria’s largest city is far from over
$104 million lawsuit against Christian activist threatens to chill free…
The word “expensive” is the most powerful weapon in bullies' war chest
Let’s have a SCIENCE-based debate about LGBT issues
A landmark report from the US questions cliched views of homosexuality and transgenderism
Will women ever be able to compete against men in…
Optimistic predictions have failed to materialise.
Beauty is only skin deep
Character trumps looks in this charming fairy tale.
Focus on Finland
Births are at their lowest number in history.
Reader survey: 65% would vote for Trump; 6% for Gary…
Only 20% supported Trump during the nomination process
Do your children know how much you think of each other?
Parental unity shows children how to love.
The historic Christian teaching against contraception: a defense
Acceptance of contraception undercuts Christian sexual ethics.
The UN admits it played a role in introducing cholera…
Here is how the victims should be compensated.
Africa’s potential demographic dividend
It's not just about the number of young people.
Burkini bans: the extremism of not appearing naked
If the Muslim swimsuit is extreme, what is today’s bikini?
Critics: try reading what I actually wrote about Clinton and…
My argument for sitting out the election is based on facts about the candidates' characters
How Muslims interpret the Prophet’s legacy
An American scholar attempts to explain how Muhammad has been understood in so many different ways
Truth-seeking heroes to low-brow diggers: a history of journalism told…
Every journalist aspires to write a novel about his craft
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New Zealand’s population boom
The strong growth is down to immigration, not births.
Boko Haram’s latest video of captured schoolgirls offers hope and despair
The Nigerian militants have created crude but effective propaganda
‘Inspirational’ transgender lives: what ever happened to healthy scepticism?
The Australian media ought to be asking hardball questions about happy trans teens
For the richer, not the poorer: marriage as a class affair
New research shows an alarming marriage gap in Europe.