Abortion: the original sin of the UN human rights project
The UN is wilfully blind to the lives of unborn children.
‘Inaccurate, unfair and misleading’: the Grand Jury report on abusive priests in Pennsylvania
A summary of a highly critical review.
Nairobi attack: nothing brings out the best in Kenyans like this kind of cruelty
We are a quarrelsome lot, but we know how to rise above it.
Australian concern about population growth
They like the economic boosts, but not the infrastructure pressure.
Single sex education offers advantages for students and for parents
It can justly take its place in a multicultural and egalitarian society
The gift of love: a letter to teachers
A riff on a famous first century letter.
What will our descendants make of this trans madness?
A 2019 British time capsule
Why 30,000 health professionals applaud the White House gender policy
For a start, it upholds the scientific definition of sex.
Call the abortionist: the BBC rewrites history
Please don't mention the eugenicists.
Europe is split about belief in God
The most religious European countries
Here’s what happens when the gender-gap index is adjusted for bias
Even the measurement of gender bias is subject to gender bias.
The true secular side of the Irish abortion debate
Misinformation and prejudice won the day.
Slaves and masters
Ancient slavery was not all one thing, and did not exclude friendship.
Africa in 2018: a year of hope
Things got better in many countries, but only just.
Against unmasking: five techniques that destroy dialogue and how to avoid them
Five techniques that destroy dialogue and how to avoid them
Worry over kids’ excessive smartphone use is more justified than ever before
Smartphones and tablets are fundamentally different from television.
Meat eating and mental development: an evolutionary overview
Contrary to vegan ideologues, meat-eating made homo sapiens brawny and brainy
Little Women at 150 and the patriarch who shaped the book’s tone
Louisa May Alcott wrote the coming-of-age classic because her father wanted her to.
Who are Yemen’s Houthis?
One reason for the devastating war in Yemen is sectarian conflict between Sunnis and Shiites
‘Comprehensive sex education’ undermines students’ moral development
They can’t differentiate between genuine love and sexual exploitation
‘‘Unstoppable” population decline predicted for China
'Have children for the country'
In search of a foundation for human rights (2)
The Enlightenment view is tattered and rickety. It's time for a fresh vision
Will AI make us less than human?
If machines can do everything better than we can, what’s the point of it all?
Low inflation the new normal?
Perhaps, thanks to demographic trends.
‘Imagine there’s no countries’
A borderless world would be a political and economic nightmare