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13-year-old becomes fashion icon, critic
Katie Hinderer | 31 January 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: blogs, fashion, style
As the fashion weeks begin to happen in quick succession throughout the world, fashionistas follow the trends, the frills, the designers, the colors… and now everyone is watching a little 13-year-old girl.

They already went for broke
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, media
The Chicago Sun-Times filed for bankruptcy in 2009, and that wasn’t a surprise to those of us who found little in it worth reading besides the Sports section. But now they’re doing this odd thing, mixing bold-faced and unabashed abortion…

The marriage advantage—who’s missing out?
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, men, unemployment, women
A report from the Pew Research Centre this month draws attention to what it calls The New Economics of Marriage: The Rise of Wives. Statistically, between 1970 and 2007, wives have gained a significant edge over husbands in education and…

State of the Union
John Robson | 30 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, State of the Union address
Obama's speech offered soaring oratory that fell flat and fizzled.

About that Supreme Court decision…
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: US politics
The one President Obama misrepresented in his State of the Union address, to the dismay of Justice Alito (which the media focused on more than on the misrepresentation of it)…..

Pure cynicism
Carolyn Moynihan | 29 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: abstinence, Australian politics, sex education
Horrors! The next prime minister of Australia might be a man who advocates virginity for young people.

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
Francis Phillips | 29 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: India, religion
India may have the best of modern technology and a powerful economy, but it is deeply religious. 

Is the iPad really worth all the hype?
Katie Hinderer | 28 January 2010 | TIGER PRINT
tags: Apple, iPad, technology
I’m a Mac. Maybe you’re a PC, I find most people are. But whether you’re a Mac or a PC you’ve seen the rumors, reports, excitement and finally the announcement of the iPad – the tablet that is supposed to…

Conservative Britain? I don’t think so
Joanna Bogle | 28 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Britain, conservatism, family values
Uneasy about social disintegration, Britons have yet to face the underlying causes.

SOTU in check
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, State of the Union address
That alone, the move by big media to fact-check the president’s State of the Union address, is almost as astonishing a reversal as was president Obama’s and the Democratic Congressional leadership’s since last Tuesday’s loss of Ted Kennedy’s seat…

After Massachusetts… Illinois?
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: US politics
Whatever ‘long-shot’ chances some upstart politicians may have had before in the upcoming Illinois primary, may have been significantly boosted by the major upset in Massachusetts when Scott Brown beat the Democrat for Ted Kennedy’s seat in the Senate.

Got change?
Sheila Liaugminas | 28 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: State of the Union address, US politics
Did those three election losses (New Jersey, Virginia and Massachusetts) tell Democratic leadership anything about the mood and will of the people at this point in time?

Are animals persons?
Margaret Somerville | 27 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, personhood
If we grant personhood to some animals, we will end up withdrawing it from some human beings.

Haiti’s earthquake: a future after mercy
Johanna Mendelson Forman | 27 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: disasters, Haiti, UN
Rebuilding Haiti is both a great challenge and a great opportunity.

Ukraine’s election and Russian resurgence
Peter Ziehan | 27 January 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Russia, Ukraine
With the election on February 7 the Orange Revolution will shudder to a halt.

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