Day: February 7, 2012

Male and Female Behavior Deconstructed

ScienceDaily (Feb. 2, 2012) — Hormones shape our bodies, make us fertile, excite our most basic urges, and as scientists have known for years, they govern the behaviors that separate men from women. But how? Now a team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has uncovered many […]

The Obama Administration Is In For An Enormous Battle With The Catholic Church

The Obama Administration made a huge political error in its recent decision to compel religious institutions to buy health insurance policies that cover things they believe are inherently sinful–like contraception, sterilization, and drugs that may act as abortifacients. Over the past two weekends thousands of priests read out a letter to their parishes promising that the Church […]

Trade and tolerance

“It’s possible for governments to walk and chew gum at the same time.” That’s Human Rights Watch director Kenneth Roth’s advice to the Dutch government when it comes to pressuring other governments on human rights abuses, while at the same time promoting trade with that same country. Tolerance As for […]

Company Faces Forgery Charges in Mo. Foreclosures of the largest companies that provided home foreclosure services to lenders across the nation, DocX, has been indicted on forgery charges by a Missouri grand jury — one of the few criminal actions to follow reports of widespread improprieties against homeowners. A grand jury in Boone County, Mo., handed […]

China values good US relations

Vice-President Xi Jinping is set to visit the United States next Monday. The Foreign Ministry says his visit aims to find common ground and expand trust. CCTV reporter Han Bin talks to Chinese experts who explain that stable China-US relations are beneficial to both sides, even with all the friction […]

One year after the Cikeusik tragedy

In this series of articles Sundanese intellectuals reflect on the Cikeusik tragedy and see alarming realities behind a brutal killing Source: Inside Indonesia: Julian Millie The history of increasing difficulties facing the Indonesian Ahmadiyah Congregation (JAI) can be traced in the pages of Inside Indonesia. The origins of the Indonesian […]