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Noelle Daly
Family and Faith

We’ve long assumed that fraying families are a natural consequence of secularization. What if it’s the other way around?

Autumn Note: Vial of Tears

Decades on, we’ve only just begun to ask the difficult questions about assisted reproductive technologies.

Men at Work

Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker is an Iraq war film we can believe in.

Mumbai Masala

In Slumdog Millionaire, director Danny Boyle’s fast-paced, frenetic style suits the chaotic, East-meets-West world of modern Mumbai.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”

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