culture wars


Decision time for Facebook: Censor or no?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 Dec 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: censorship, culture wars, Facebook


On human sexuality, conservative victory is inevitable

Jeremy Neill | 10 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture wars, sexual revolution, sexuality
The old rules exist for a reason.


Why I will keep fighting the culture war about sexuality

Thomas Lickona | 19 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: character education, culture wars, sexual revolution
A psychologist and educator responds to David Brooks' plea to quit.


A Kulturkampf primer

Michael Cook | 03 July 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholic Church, culture wars, history, Kulturkampf
The best-known culture war was fought in 19th Century Germany, pitting Prussia's Iron Chancellor against the Catholic Church. The Iron Chancellor lost.


A more religious future?

Marcus Roberts | 24 May 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: 2012 elections, birth rates, culture wars, religion in public square, secularism
Thanks to demography, the 21st century will see a rise in religious belief throughout the world.


Leaving a space for religion in the public square

Margaret Somerville | 18 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture wars, religion, secularism
Public debate will be much poorer if arguments of religious people are shut away in a closet. 


Being civilised in the culture war

Thomas C. Reeves | 14 April 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: civility, culture wars
Name-calling is a woeful substitute for civilized discourse.


Are we in a ‘culture war’?

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 January 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: culture wars, right to life
I’m on a brief trip, and grabbed two books to bring with. Tough task, given the depth and breadth of my backup reading list and the library already spilling over to piles on the office floor….


Shooting the messenger

Denyse O'Leary | 08 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture wars, free speech, media, Muslim
Should government be allowed to gag the media when reporting offends special interest groups?


Demise of religion exaggerated

David Vincent | 26 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, Christianity, culture wars, religion
Journalist David Vincent comments on a new book demonstrating the fallacy of the media's view that religion is in terminal decline.


Decline of traditional media

Denyse O'Leary | 20 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture wars, internet, public opinion, social networking
Should the threat to traditional media from the internet really be a cause for concern?


Culture wars and the political future of the US

Jennifer A. Marshall | 18 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, culture wars, family values, health care reform
The culture wars have not ended with the election of Obama, they will continue to shape American politics.


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