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Love and Friendship
Carolyn Moynihan | 17 January 2017 | POPCORN |  
tags: film reviews, Jane Austen, period drama
Jane Austen's wit played to the hilt, without her moral vision.

Technology and marriage in crime prevention
Nicole M. King | 17 January 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: crime, family stability, family structure, violence
Marriage moderates some genetic predispositions to anti-social behaviour, research shows.

Experts warn Australians against following overseas experience with euthanasia
Debra Vermeer | 16 January 2017 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Australia, euthanasia
When doctors are authorised to kill their patients, fundamental social values undergo a tectonic shift

Canadian bioethicists call for organ donor euthanasia
Michael Cook | 16 January 2017 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada, euthanasia, organ donor euthanasia
Of all ideas about assisted dying, this must be the worst

These eight US states have shrunk in 2016
Shannon Roberts | 16 January 2017 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: demography, population growth, United States
U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.

Fans clamor for new series
Jane Fagan | 16 January 2017 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, fantasy, heroic girls
This book is amazing on a number of levels.

The treachery of divorce
Luma Simms | 13 January 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, individualism
It looks to be a way out of our misery, but bitterness never fails to follow.

Nat Hentoff, civil libertarian, human rights champion, passes on
Sheila Liaugminas | 12 January 2017 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: civil libertarian, civil rights, humanitarian, Nat Hentoff, pro-life, Wiliam F. Buckley
The practically peerless legend leaves his great defense of life to others. What a challenge

Africa in 2017
Mathew Otieno | 12 January 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa
The direction it takes this year will be determined by how it handles the crises of last year

What can we do about fake news that would not diminish real news?
Denyse O'Leary | 12 January 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: China, Facebook, fake news
Critics of 'fake news' should go to China --- only the government has the right to post fake news.

Angry social media posts are never a good idea
Craig Blewett | 11 January 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: social media, trolling
Here's how to keep them in check.

Does fake news make a difference in politics?
Denyse O'Leary | 11 January 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: 2016 election, fake news, media
Or is the term just sour grapes from journalists and politicians who misread the electorate?

What is fake news? Do we actually believe it?
Denyse O'Leary | 10 January 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: fake news, media
Most of the magazines in your supermarket peddle it week after week

Hollywood dramatizes a harrowing Japanese novel about persecuted Christians
Michael Kirke | 10 January 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: book reviews, Japan, persecution of Christians
Shusaku Endo’s masterpiece, Silence, is dark but powerful

New Congress quick to focus on abortion
Sheila Liaugminas | 09 January 2017 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Center for Medical Progress, fetal tissue, Infant lives, Planned Parenthood, Speaker Paul Ryan, Students for Life of America, Susan B. Anthony List
Planned Parenthood is doubling down.

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