Mythbusting Ancient Rome - the truth about the vomitorium
The morality and reality of food in the empire.
The pink hat brigade hand the boy's locker room another victory
Claiming vulgar terms for women’s bodies does not advance their rights.
Freedom of community: the next frontier in societies that work
Individuals and families need a wider space in which to flourish.
Should mothers be paid to stay home?
After all, bringing up the next generation has social and economic benefits.
There’s a new cat in town
Jenny may be shy, but that won't keep her down.
The Pope’s approval ratings leave Trump’s in the shade
Seven in 10 Americans take a favourable view of Pope Francis.
America gets a new president
Like him or not, the office is bigger than the officeholder. It’s time to rise to the occasion.
The increasingly convincing link between autism and gender dysphoric kids
It’s no longer a kooky theory proposed by marginal psychologists
Reforming music: harmony and discord in the sixteenth century
When Christians stopped singing from the same hymnbook.
Trump, hillbillies, and the forgotten men and women of America
Is family the key to generational poverty?
I am woman. Watch me march
Media wrestle with who belongs in a ‘women’s march’.
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