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“I commit to live with you ... for as long as it works out”
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cohabitation
We have talked a fair bit on this website about cohabitation. Here's a video on the subject that pulls no punches.

Aren’t babies good?
Mariette Ulrich | 30 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: celebrities, family values, fertility
My youngest child (7) is crazy about babies.

Liberals sometimes want bishops to speak up
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 April 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: conscience rights, primacy of conscience, religious liberty, US Bishops
Until they don’t. Depends on the issue.

The elderly - a boon for the economy?
Marcus Roberts | 30 April 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: ageing population, economics, elderly, University College London
A new report suggests that the elderly are economically beneficial.

The Lacemaker and the Princess
Jennifer Minicus | 28 April 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: girls, historical fiction
A realistic view of life in pre-revolutionary France.

Paul Ehrlich - he’s still got it!
Marcus Roberts | 28 April 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: disasters, Guardian, Paul Ehrlich, Population reduction, Telegraph
Paul Ehrlich is making new claims about the future of the planet. No prizes for guessing that his claims are not rose-tinted!

Call for a united front across faiths to defend marriage
Michael Kirke | 28 April 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Christians, faith in public life, Jews, marriage, Muslims
A suggestion that there might be a more formal and concerted effort by all faith communities in Britain to defend marriage has been made by the representative of the Pope to England, Scotland an Wales. The Daily Telegraph reports today…

Let’s give intellectually disabled the right to euthanasia, say Belgian humanists
Michael Cook | 27 April 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Belgium, euthanasia
People with intellectual disabilities, all children and people with dementia should be able to request euthanasia, the Belgian Liberal Humanist Association (HVV) has declared.

The culture behind the Cartagena scandal
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: prostitution, trafficking, US foreign relations
Does the US Secret Service have an attitude problem? If so, where did it come from?

Harvard’s favourite subject, again
Mariette Ulrich | 27 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Harvard, sexual education
Because if there’s one thing university students don’t think about often enough, it's sex.

Meanwhile, Ron Paul
Sheila Liaugminas | 27 April 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Congressman Ron Paul, GOP presidential candidates, GOP platform
He shouldn’t be an ‘also ran’ or even an afterthought. And he’s not being taken as one, at least by those who realize the importance and strength of the candidate’s following.

Playing the man, not the ball
Zac Alstin | 26 April 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: philosophy, rhetoric, truth
Ad hominem arguments can be logical, but only after we have addressed the issue at hand.

Marriage or savagery: Lithuania debates the family
Carolyn Moynihan | 26 April 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Lithuania, marriage
Some of the most interesting debates on family policies are taking place in the European countries of the former Soviet bloc.

Romney’s election night launch
Sheila Liaugminas | 26 April 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
It had the air of a new day and new beginning. Even critics in media punditry noticed that.

The Four Adventures of Richard Hannay
Tim Golden | 26 April 2012 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, boys, historical fiction, war
To trap a brilliant German, Richard Hannay has to pose as a pacifist.

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