Melbourne’s population growth
How to deal with rapid urban expansion?
The Roman ‘Brexit’: how life in Britain changed after 409AD
People quickly lost interest in things like coins, mosaics, villas, towns and tableware.
What’s in a name? The Nazi taint in ‘Asperger’s syndrome’
Dr Hans Asperger consigned dozens of children in Nazi Vienna to certain death, claims a new book.
When the birds and the bees become a battleground
A recent study brings clarity to the debate over comprehensive sexuality education
Why we should learn to love the full stop.
As pilots say: take-off is optional, landing is compulsory.
Second-wave feminism was wrong. Sex matters
How modern feminism lost touch with science, love, and common sense.
Is there an ‘unmet need’ for contraception and abortion in Africa?
Some Africans say that family planning programs are a new form of colonialism
Witch-hunting does no one any good
We must not imagine things to be worse than they are in the clerical sex abuse scandal
Screwtape’s advice for devoted mothers
‘Fear of Failure is one of our most delightfully destructive tools’
Seeing may not be believing: AI deepfakes and trust in media
Technology is progressing so fast that we can create videos of public figures which seem genuine
Prepare for persecution
Religious exemptions are a double-edged sword, says an Australian pastor
Celebration cake – paid for by the baker
The British Supreme Court rules against compelled speech, at a cost.
In Pakistan, it takes courage to be a Christian
Two stories of heroic women, one of them on death row for 'blaspheming' against the Prophet
First Man: a new vision of the Apollo 11 mission to set foot on the Moon
Neil Armstrong as a fallible and complex human being
Forgiving Jordan Hunt
How a pro-life demonstration incident became troll fodder and victimised the offender.
The parallels between Karamazov and Kavanaugh
Cultural narratives and the demands of justice.
How Hungary is trying to reverse its population decline
But will it work?
Is Paul Kagame loosening his grip on Rwanda’s political space?
Releasing political prisoners might be spectacular, but he needs to do more.
Australia’s Ruddock Report constrains, not expands, federal religious exemptions
Leaked extracts recommend the introduction of a federal prohibition on religious discrimination
What if we changed women’s ‘success sequence’
Could children come before tertiary education?
Hoax offers hope that post-modernist madness is fading
A hilarious send-up of academic twaddle makes a serious point
How to prepare for bad news? Good literature and art
Sophocles, Dante and Shakespeare can arm us against sadness and anger.
Can there be too many biographies of Dr Johnson?
Even if we do not take Johnson for a guide, we cannot fail to warm to his moral stature.
A middle class world
We are reaching a global tipping point...but this one's good!
Nobel Peace Prize awarded for campaigns against sexual violence
A former ISIS sex slave and a Congolese physician are this year's laureates