Inauguration week civics lesson
From Martin Luther King Jr. to his followers in Congress, the rights movement has changed.
Why Tolkien’s fantastic imaginary languages have had more impact than…
Tolkien’s concept is closer to how languages actually work in the real world.
Can pensioners live in student halls?
Bringing (unrelated) old and young together under one roof is an idea gaining traction.
Krol Roger: An opera about a medieval king misreads Christianity
Christian faith does not oppose the body but saves it.
How bullying at school starts feuds among parents
Adult friendships can be destroyed when kids bully each other.
Marie Stopes International performs illegal abortions under the noses of African governments
Paris’s population declines
One of the culprits, or scapegoats, is Airbnb
Real news and a fake scandal
Why the fuss over Oxfam's claim that the 8 richest people own as much as the world's bottom half?
Pardon me, Mr Obama!
Why shouldn't the President shorten the sentence of Chelsea Manning?
Bootlegging ring responsible for boys’ death
Riveting novels set in the roaring 1920's
Stem cell biology may revolutionise reproduction
Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish
Love and Friendship
Jane Austen's wit played to the hilt, without her moral vision.
Technology and marriage in crime prevention
Marriage moderates some genetic predispositions to anti-social behaviour, research shows.
Experts warn Australians against following overseas experience with euthanasia
When doctors are authorised to kill their patients, fundamental social values undergo a tectonic shift
The fake news that sealed the fate of Antony and…
The scandal of the century sank Antony's hopes of becoming ruler of the Roman world -- but it probably wasn't true.
Canadian bioethicists call for organ donor euthanasia
Of all ideas about assisted dying, this must be the worst
These eight US states have shrunk in 2016
U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.
Fans clamor for new series
This book is amazing on a number of levels.
Doctor Zhivago at 60: a spiritual masterpiece
The personal and the political combine in Pasternak's compelling novel of revolutionary and Soviet Russia.
‘Israel is not the problem’ - a Christian voice on…
The UN Security Council move is 'bad for Christians, Muslims and Jews'.
The treachery of divorce
It looks to be a way out of our misery, but bitterness never fails to follow.
The myth of romantic love may be ruining your health
Searching for it on the internet only increases love-sickness.
A nine-year-old boy is spreading a ‘contagion of mass delusion’
What 'feels right' isn't always right.
Nat Hentoff, civil libertarian, human rights champion, passes on
The practically peerless legend leaves his great defense of life to others. What a challenge
Africa in 2017
The direction it takes this year will be determined by how it handles the crises of last year