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Holy birthday, Batman! Sizing up the Caped Crusader at 75
Liam Burke | 30 April 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: Batman, comic books, film reviews
What explains the appeal of this ageing superhero?

The US opts for ineffective sanctions on Russia
George Friedman | 30 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Crimea, Russia, Stratfor, Ukraine, United States
Sometimes the most prudent course of action is to appear to be acting decisively while doing nothing at all.

How to raise a moral child
Tamara El-Rahi | 30 April 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: moral education, parenting
A question for the ages – here are three handy tips

“I come to bury the whining lady member, not to praise her”
Kathy Gyngell | 30 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: British politics, feminism, Shakespeare
Shakespeare's heroines put today's female politicians to shame.

Four popes, two saints: The soul of the global village
Sheila Liaugminas | 29 April 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: canonizations, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis, Pope John Paul II, Pope John XXIII, Second Vatican Council
In an age of skepticism or denial of the transcendent, there’s a mighty lot of interest in the pope.

Much ado about sex; nothing to do with race
Carolyn Moynihan | 29 April 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: racial discrimination, religious liberty, same-sex marriage
The belief that marriage is between a man and a woman is reasonable, unlike inter-racial marriage bans.

Until death do us part
Audrey D. Cole | 29 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: end-of-life issues, euthanasia
I am haunted by the thought of loving intimacy replaced by a lethal injection.

Assisted suicide: the issue we can’t afford to get wrong
Margaret Somerville | 29 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada, euthanasia
Good facts are absolutely essential for good ethics.

Global starvation prophets starving. The rest of us, not so much.
Denyse O'Leary | 29 April 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: health policy, obesity
India, far from demonstrating a population-outstrips-food-supply fate, suffers an obesity problem in the middle class.

China on track to be world’s largest Christian nation
Marcus Roberts | 29 April 2014 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |  
tags: China, Christianity, Communist Party
By 2030, it could have more faithful than Mexico, Brazil or the US.

Got a problem?
Jennifer Minicus | 29 April 2014 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adventure, mystery
Max has the solution.

Is climate change a threat to democracy?
Michael Cook | 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, democracy, environment
Two recent proposals suggest that the Ivory Tower has lost faith in the wisdom of democracy.

Where is best to advertise for the CEO of a leper colony?
Peter Saunders | 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, David Cameron, secularism, United Kingdom
Probably not among the foes of a Christian Britain.

The truth behind Obamacare’s phony 8 million signups
Robert Hutchinson | 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: health insurance plans, Obamacare
Obama's "affordable care" is horrendously expensive for what you get.

Aboriginal people – how to misunderstand their science
Ray Norris | 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
Only now are we starting to understand Aboriginal intellectual and scientific achievements.

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