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Abortion law is no longer fit for purpose | Sarah Wollaston The awful case of pre-signed abortion forms in 14 British clinics shows this law is outdated, paternalistic, and overdue for reviewUnder the Abortion Act 1967, it is a legal requirement for two medical practitioners to sign form HSA1 notifying the grounds
The Guardian | 2 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Chad Griffin Responds The head of the Human Rights Campaign doesn’t take on the distortions and exaggerations in the Becker book, but he does necessary damage control by saluting just a few of the countless individuals who, far from allowing marriage equality to “l
Andrew Sullivan | 2 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fathering In The Mother Tongue After speaking only Hebrew to his daughter for three years, Noam Scheiberexplainswhy he decided to stop trying “to mold her in the Israeliness that shaped me as a kid”: [T]he older my daughter got, the less plausible the whole routine felt. La
Andrew Sullivan | 3 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
When it comes to the elderly, West beats East Simon Hughes, the Liberal Democrat justice minister, wants Britain to learn about caring for the elderly from immigrant cultures, praising Asian and African communities for their exemplary attitude towards seniors. As an Indian, I agree that there is much
The Independent | 3 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Do you feel European and, if so, why? | Open thread Academics say it's consumption of certain food and music, not trips abroad, that make us feel more European. What do you think?Research carried out by the London School of Economics and the University of York has found that food is an easy way to make us
The Guardian | 3 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Justice Under Occupation Dish alum Zack Beauchampillustratesthe consequences of the West Banks two-tiered criminaljusticesystem on young Palestinians: Take stone-throwing, a historically common Palestinian attack on Israelis that some Jewish settlershave adopted. 45 percent of al
Andrew Sullivan | 3 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Blow To Race-Based Admissions, Ctd Counterintuitively,Jeffrey Rosenarguesthat liberalsshould be happy about theSchuetteruling: In cases like affirmative action bans, where citizens (including minority citizens) vigorously disagree about whether the policy in question are likely to harm min
Andrew Sullivan | 4 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I boycotted Primark after the tragedy of Rana Plaza for a more ethical wardrobe | Alannah Francis It's never been easier to dress ethically, whether it's buying vintage or checking retailers' policy onlineA year ago, I was just like any other fashion-conscious female on a budget. A large section of my wardrobe came from popular retailer Primark, which
The Guardian | 4 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reviving trade unionism won't be easy, but we need it to fight inequality | Leo Panitch If unions are to once again battle runaway capitalism, they and the Labour party will require total transformationThe widespread growth in income inequality in recent decades is quite rightly the subject of widespread commentary these days. But it is all
The Guardian | 4 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What Is Your Cat Thinking? It’shard to say: Dogs have lived with us for as many as 30,000 years20,000 years longer than cats. More than any other animal on the planet, dogs are tuned in to the human radio frequencythe broadcast of our feelings and desires. Indeed, we may be t
Andrew Sullivan | 4 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend