Beloved author continues to enchant young readers
Imaginative characters never go out of style.
Is “the most secretive White House ever” a new trend?
Governments are having a hard time coping with the fire hose of information, and would like to just turn it…
Chinese journalist shocked at conditions for elderly
What more can be done by governments around the world?
US Judge: “Marriage is the fundamental unit of the political order”
Puerto Rico's law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman upheld.
No country for old obituarists
Young journalists found it hard to separate the real Gough Whitlam from the myth of grandeur and martyrdom.
The high cost of modern heartbreak
Does the road to marriage need to be littered with broken hearts?
Why happiness should replace GDP in policy making
Something is wrong if China's productivity has soared and its satisfaction with life has nosedived.
Surrogacy: a global trade in women’s bodies
Sweden’s leading feminist lobby regards surrogate motherhood as a revival of serfdom for women.
What we do and don’t know about Ebola
Authorities aren’t squarely facing the truth.
Is Facebook interfering with midterm US elections? Or any elections?
We can’t elect a government to be better than we are.
Canadian rampage is tip of iceberg
Middle East Christians are being slaughtered by radical Islamists, says a Canadian journalist.
Don’t rob them of hope, Brittany
Brittany Maynard plans to kill herself on November 1 because she has a brain tumor. She should think of her fellow sufferers.
Control UK’s population: Oh Goodies!
An old comedian wants the size of British families "contained".
Not the voice of my generation
The creator of Girls has spun the show's themes into a book, but it's still just about one, tiresome thing.
“Celebrate same-sex wedding or go to jail”
Ordained ministers face three and a half years in jail and $7,000 in fines.
The bitter lessons of unbridled freedom
The older generation of Russians suffered terribly after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
The beauty of the country of marriage
In a brave new book, Anthony Esolen describes the very real consequences of redefining marriage.
Does high tech necessarily lead to grievous inequality, and anyway does it matter?
Does the unequal ability to buy a Ferrari really cause much non-self-inflicted suffering?
Blood is thicker than water
Ariana is proud of her Afghan heritage.
Ruthless narcissists churned out by The Apprentice aren’t fit for…
Motivation isn’t only about money.
Dangers for export giants Germany and China
Around the globe, many fear a major readjustment of politics and economies.
Egyptian Christians cautiously optimistic
Under the new military-backed president, they may be allowed to build churches.
Breast cancer campaigns – and the risk they don’t mention
Reproductive choices have an effect, but women are not informed.
The final dismissal
Gough Whitlam, the charismatic protagonist of Australia's most momentous constitutional crisis, has died at 98.
Challenged by the internet, professional journalism pushes back
As the dust settles from this newest wave of technology, what is emerging is a new hybridity.