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Stem cell spin
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 April 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: adult stem cells, embryonic stem cells, pluripotent cells, stem cells
Sometimes, the best scientific argument over a controversial bioethical issue is just dry and uninteresting to anyone but the science and medical comunity.

Church and monarchy share calendars
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 April 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: beatification, Mother Teresa, Pope John Paul II, Princess Diana, Royal Wedding
Once again, major events are happening in the Catholic Church and the Royal Family around the same time.

Royal wedding: sleepless in Canada
Mariette Ulrich | 30 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: British Royal Family, marriage
I finally weakened, got my pillow and blanket and camped on my sofa last night to watch Prince William wed his Kate. It was 1 am in my part of Canada.

“Here comes baby, there goes the marriage”
Mariette Ulrich | 29 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, marriage, parenting
How tedious has become the meme: don’t have children, it will ruin your life.

Killing ourselves with softness
Carolyn Moynihan | 29 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: disease burden, health policy, WHO
Lifestyle related chronic disease is crippling the world health systems, but there is a remedy.

Hullo, how can we help you today?
Peter Saunders | 29 April 2011 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, UK
Why is an offshoot of a UK euthanasia pressure group launching a ‘how-to-die’ helpline?

The Population Centre of the US: Plato, Texas County, Missouri
Marcus Roberts | 29 April 2011 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Census, Population Centre, United States
The Population Centre of the US is now in Texas County, Missouri.

OECD releases “first ever” report on families
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, OECD, poverty
The OECD, an alliance of richer countries, released its “first ever report on family well-being” this week, according to a press release. Considering that it has existed for 50 years, one wants to know what took it so long.

To Miss with Love
Francis Phillips | 28 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: education crisis
A third of British teachers leave within their first term on the job. One who stayed explains why.

How not to solve poverty
Rebekah Hebbert | 28 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: minimum wage, poverty, youth unemployment
Raising the minimum wage may look generous, but whom does it benefit really?

The Anglican Church Wants A Halt in Population Incentives
Marcus Roberts | 28 April 2011 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Anglican Church, Australia, Baby Bonus, population
There seems to be a federal inquiry in Australia at the moment into the optimum population that the Lucky Country should be aiming for.

Dating 2011: ABG Maturity
Elyse Burns | 28 April 2011 | TIGER PRINT
tags: authors, culture, dating, Jane Austen, young professional
Three writers have done more for true women's liberation than any less elegant feminist of today.

An own goal for unwary governments
Stefan Szymanski | 27 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, soccer, sport
A leading sports economist is sceptical about the value of hosting major events as a way of boosting local economies.

Family breakdown in history: setting the record straight
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 April 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family breakdown, poverty
There are basically two responses to the social problems besetting richer societies today: one traces things like crime, educational under-achievement and addiction to the breakdown of the family; the other response says it is all down to poverty.

Britain Celebrates Marriage & Hungary Makes Moves to Protect It
Shannon Buckley | 27 April 2011 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: Hungary, Royal Family, United Kingdom
The Royal wedding is creeping closer and people around the world will be watching William and Kate make a commitment to each other for life on April 29th at Westminster Abbey.

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