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An Unlikely Hero: Melinda Gates

I first became fascinated with Melinda Gates when I saw a TedTalk she had done concerning the importance of  birth control for women in the developing world.   438 more words

The Tea Party and Catholicism are Incompatible

Many Catholics have felt alienated and betrayed by both the Republicans and the Democrats for many years now. This is not just an observation, but a fact. 713 more words


Free condoms and homeopathy

Conor Pope of LabourList wants to believe the Green Party are not a threat to Labour’s chances of winning in May and are not a major party… 1,218 more words


Life In A Mirage

What is the most pernicious evil in the world today and has been for a long time, but has been rejected or denied or ignored by most people because they do not see the baneful effect of it?   1,922 more words


Understanding Child Care Societies: Part III

As we continue to look at the factors that may influence the kinds of child-care societies that emerge throughout the world over time, we have to consider a few more of the internal dynamics of procreation and sexual intimacy. 1,811 more words

Lawmakers: Stop Taking Away Women's Rights

42 years ago this week, the Supreme Court handed down one of its most famous and controversial rulings: that a woman’s decision to have an abortion is a constitutional right. 469 more words


How Birth Control Has Changed Over the Centuries

Birth control may still be a hot button issue today in some countries, but men and women have been using contraceptives for thousands of years, albeit with varied results. 206 more words