Xavier Jansz

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Why Abortion Makes Sense

“The unborn person does not have constitutional rights.” – Hillary Clinton (April 3, 2016)<p><i>It’s wrong to kill a person, but permissible to exterminate</i> …

Stem Cells Safe For Use In Regenerative Medicine: Researchers Incorporate Human Pluripotent Cells In Embryo

There’s been a big victory for stem cells, and it could have important implications for regenerative medicine: Researchers have found the strongest …

Euthanasia ban is an attack on human dignity

<i>At the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, The Ethics Centre’s interactive art installation asked, what do you wish we could talk more about? Many people</i> …

More Nigerian women are being sucked into Italy’s dangerous world of sex trafficking

Despite work by local and international NGOs, Italy remains a thriving destination for sex trafficking and a majority of the victims are Nigerian women.<p>According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), there has been a “huge increase” in the number of Nigerian women arriving in Italy …

Africa

Same-sex marriage vote in Federal Parliament could happen within weeks

Federal Parliament could vote on same-sex marriage within weeks, but the issue could cause an eruption inside an already volatile Coalition.<p>MPs …

Dear World Leaders, Don’t Forget South Sudan

<b>We shouldn’t be writing this. Four years ago, the nation of South Sudan celebrated its independence; the crowds in Juba were brimming with hope and</b> …

Africa

Obama: Don't grant terrorists legitimacy by labeling them Islamic

President Obama offered an extended defense of his approach to countering violent extremism on Wednesday, saying those who have criticized his …

MP outrage at 39-week abortion

It was aborted 39 weeks into pregnancy under guidelines that allow termination where there is a “significant risk” the child will be …

Mila Kunis calls out sexism in Hollywood: I'm done compromising

Mila Kunis is through putting up with sexism in Hollywood.<p>In a fierce essay published Wednesday on A Plus, the <i>Black Swan</i> and <i>That ’70s Show</i> star …

What is a black professor in America allowed to say?

Tommy J Curry thought forcing a public discussion about race and violence was part of his job. It turned out that people didn’t want to hear it. By Steve Kolowich<p>One Thursday morning in May, Tommy J Curry walked through the offices of the philosophy department at Texas A&M University with a police …

Texas A&M

The real story of how ice is killing Australians isn't found in scary headlines

In the past few years, we have been going ice mad, and this is particularly visible in media reporting.<p>With headlines such as "Crazy behaviour of ice …

The Walking Dead

Traumatized civilians fleeing Syria's Raqqa in droves: U.N. official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Scores of civilians are fleeing Syria’s Raqqa traumatized, with families torn apart and conditions worsening as the battle to oust Islamic State intensifies, a senior U.N. official said on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Children walk at a camp for people displaced from fighting in the …

Middle East