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When parents value selflessnes...

Jul 16, 2017 by

But such virtues have to be taught, not just caught, a study shows. Helena Adeloju – Parents who teach their children to be...

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Canada’s new human rights law:...

Jun 24, 2017 by

Few Canadians realize how seriously their new anti-discrimination statutes infringe upon freedom of speech Bruce Pardy – When...

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Teenagers and the STD nobody i...

May 31, 2017 by

Sex does more than physical harm to teens. Meg Meeker – I am often asked to speak about sex to high school students. Many...

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If you want teens to thrive, t...

May 23, 2017 by

Risk reduction approaches sell them short. Valerie Huber – It used to be called “abstinence education” and its unofficial...

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The Muslim conquest of Spain

May 1, 2017 by

John Robson reminds Islamists, still seething at the Christian reconquest of Spain in 1492, that Muslims began their attack on Spain...

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The war on intellectual freedo...

Apr 20, 2017 by

How political correctness morphed into a monster. Denyse O’Leary – Fifty years is a long time. In 1964 University of...

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Information battles: Losing to...

Apr 18, 2017 by

Conspiracy theories, ‘tinfoil hat’ stuff, was laughed off. Until it took hold. Sheila Liaugminas – Not very long ago – in...

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Why we should play with our ki...

Apr 13, 2017 by

Playing benefits both parent and child. Tamara El-Rahi – Recently, I’ve come to a realisation: I need to play more with my...

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What Yale has become

Apr 4, 2017 by

A home for emotionally disturbed adolescents? Carolyn Moynihan – In an indignant op-ed in today’s New York Times the rector and...

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Moralising marketers want to t...

Mar 27, 2017 by

Only, they might not be the values you want the kids to have. Helena Adeloju – An advertisement celebrating how boys and girls...

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Shutting up by shouting down

Mar 20, 2017 by

Last month, I was a participant in a Q&A panel on “Voluntary Assisted Dying” at the Australian Medical Association Victoria...

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How Communism became the disea...

Mar 16, 2017 by

Dedicated revolutionaries soon became privileged bureaucrats Richard M. Ebeling – The great German sociologist, Max Weber...

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Gender-affirming bathroom poli...

Feb 15, 2017 by

Medical experts speak out against supporting transitions for transgender children Michael Cook – A decision by the US...

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The increasingly convincing li...

Jan 23, 2017 by

It’s no longer a kooky theory proposed by marginal psychologists Michael Cook – The number of autistic kids is skyrocketing....

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The continuing saga of efforts...

Jan 6, 2017 by

A new journal article is a primer on the abuse of science. Priscilla K. Coleman – Our culture is in a worrisome state when...

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‘He’ and ‘she’ make way for ‘z...

Dec 29, 2016 by

One of the world’s greatest universities has succumbed to pronominal correctness Michael Cook – Reporting the lunacies of...

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Is Nelson Mandela’s dream fini...

Dec 22, 2016 by

The “Fallist” movement threatens to undermine his achievements Christopher Szabo – South Africa has experienced a wave of...

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French govt may ban pro-life w...

Dec 7, 2016 by

The Senate votes today on a bill banning ‘digital hindrance to abortion” Chiara Bertoglio – Can you be neither...

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The political power of rural U...

Nov 26, 2016 by

And that’s the way the Constitution designed it. Marcus Roberts – I said that I wouldn’t blog anymore about the...

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Do sex education programs work...

Nov 22, 2016 by

Reviews of world-wide research show that it does not reduce teen pregnancy rates or STI rates. Philippa Taylor Newly released last...

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