Poetry takes the Newbery
This year's finalists lack literary merit.
After same-sex marriage, then what?
Legal recognition is one thing; social acceptance is another.
Demons in London
Dark secrets of Edwardian England.
Iran’s push for more children
Two new bills to increase Iran's population are drawing the ire of Amnesty International.
Indiana religious freedom legislation sparks firestorm
Someone ask the flamethrowers if they’ve read the law. It’s nothing new.
Troubles tend to multiply for kids in broken families
They are more likely to live with someone who's had substance abuse or mental health problems.
Sweatpants are the #1 cause of divorce
A titbit of wisdom a la Eva Mendes.
Who will apologise to the ‘Motherless Generation’?
And why did a TV network refuse to run this innocuous advertisement?
Don’t blame the teenage brain for the Boston bomber’s crime
We must address the moral deficit shaping Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s disastrous behaviour.
Five things to know about government’s proposed net neutrality
We may end up refighting the free speech battle.
The ultimate safeguard
Could the promotion of virtue help deter heinous crimes?
The business of orphanages: where do “orphans” come from?
There is evidence that many of them have been stolen from their parents.
How to slim down super-sized kids
Restore the traditional family and its mealtimes.
Harambee video contest shows what is right about Africa
The 6th Harambee International Video Context will showcase positive and often unreported stories about Africa
Does social media use increase emotional stress for caregivers?
It depends on what stresses us.
Closing the gender gap in education: lessons from Iceland
Single-sex education has an unexpected champion – a Nordic gender feminist.
Technology may yet give Nigeria a transparent election
As Nigerians go to the polls next Saturday March 28 to elect a new president, tech geeks use the Internet…
The changing face of America
What is mainstream today may not be tomorrow.
China’s fragile political evolution
An anti-corruption campaign signals a struggle between competing models of the future.
The man behind the award
Randolph Caldecott's illustrations have provided inspiration for hundreds of children's picture books.
Lee Kuan Yew, pragmatist
Singaporeans have paid a high price for economic success.
Surrogacy, making babies, ‘synthetic humans’, and the rising cost
“Motherhood itself is now on trial.”
Hearts, parts, and minds: the truth comes out
Once I began thinking, reasoning, and examining my life, I couldn't stop.
Hello selfies, goodbye empathy
Imagine a society without empathy - pretty scary.
What a night!!
Marcus had a big night last night. As did New Zealand.