Terrorism triangle in Boston
Jennifer S. Bryson | 06 May 2013 |
Complex rather than single causality is the norm, not the exception, for terrorism.
Why should we care about Boston?
Michael Cook | 24 April 2013 |
Some Australian journalists have asked why so much coverage was given to American deaths and so little to deaths in Iraq. Are they right?
The law and Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr | 18 April 2013 |
Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr was sitting in a jail in Birmingham, Alabama, for marching against segregation. From his cell he wrote a stunning analysis of what constitutes a just law.
Mandate of the People
Tom Odhiambo | 01 February 2013 |
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, Kenya, politics, poverty
Politics can be dirty, but it will be cleaner if decent people get involved.
A case for bureaucratic clawback
Denyse O'Leary | 01 February 2013 |
tags: animal welfare, justice, subsidiarity
When a fight over a cat goes to federal court it is time to call on a Catholic principle.
“We will never surrender”
Jennifer Roback Morse | 22 January 2013 |
A marriage advocate offers a state legislature about to redefine marriage some advice and predictions.
The case for loving the disabled
William West | 22 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, disability
The value of the disabled and the love they inspire is the subject of a new 900-page book, Far From the Tree
Entitlement America - a nation of takers?
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 October 2012 |
The ballooning of the welfare state is corrupting the American character as well as burdening generations to come, argues a scholar.
Where an exhausted society can flourish again
Yuval Levin | 26 October 2012 |
tags: civil society, United States, welfare state
Between the government and the individual is a vital space which both conservatives and liberals are neglecting.
Requiem for a truth-teller
Robert P. George | 19 October 2012 |
tags: Communism, obituaries, truth
Historian Eugene Genovese was a teller of truth, even when the truth to be told was ugly, embarrassing, humiliating.
Of wars and women
Alma Acevedo | 16 October 2012 |
tags: justice, US presidential election, women
The rhetoric of warfare in the US election campaign masks an unjust cause.
The butler did it
Edward Pentin | 09 October 2012 |
tags: Benedict XVI, justice, Vatican
... and was given a fair and transparent hearing in the first major criminal trial in the Vatican in modern times.
Freedom of conscience? Non!
Monique David | 03 October 2012 |
tags: abortion, French-Canadians, media bias
Canadian Francophone media close minds on the subject of the unborn child.
Human dignity, justice and the rule of law
Dominique Mamberti | 02 October 2012 |
tags: rule of law, United Nations, Vatican
The Vatican’s contribution to a high-level UN meeting stressed that laws must be derived from principles of justice that recognise the transcendent value of the human person.
Free speech in America, death in Nigeria
Nwachukwu Egbunike | 28 September 2012 |
tags: Africa, free speech, Muslims, social media
It is time to stop defending inflammatory spite under the banner of free speech.
Channeling Ayn Rand
David J. Peterson | 06 August 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, Ayn Rand, economics
Sure, we need to be more thrifty. But seeking inspiration in the writings of the apostle of selfishness is not the first step.
Free speech under siege
Colleen Carroll Campbell | 04 August 2012 |
Today's gay-marriage movement seems far more eager to silence its critics than debate them.
Marriage, religious liberty, and the “grand bargain”
Robert P. George | 28 July 2012 |
In the name of “marriage equality” and “non-discrimination” liberty and genuine equality are undermined.
The loss that may not speak its name
Dale O'Leary | 23 July 2012 |
Children are not as able to adapt to "family diversity" as easily as gay activists claim.
Blasts from the past
R. J. Stove | 20 July 2012 |
An Aussie non-fiction apprenticeship way back when
Murdered by the Mafia, honoured by the Church
Edward Pentin | 13 July 2012 |
tags: Catholic Church, Mafia, martyrs
The Vatican has announced that Don Pino Puglisi will be beatified as a martyr for the faith.
Wrongful conviction: lessons from the Chamberlain case
Joanna Kyriakakis | 21 June 2012 |
The dingo did take Azaria Chamberlain. The criminal justice system does get it wrong, each error bearing its own human cost.
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