Each year, Oxford Dictionaries chooses a freshly popular word as its international Word of the Year. In the editors’ opinion, it’s the word that best reflects the mood of the culture at the moment. The choices can range...

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Some anniversaries are a cause for celebration, while others are best reserved for sober reflection. In some cases, the response will depend on who you ask. This fall, Planned Parenthood celebrated its centenary, dated...

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If no news is good news, as the saying goes, then one might be tempted to assume that all news is bad news. Of course that’s neither logically sound nor true – although it very often feels true. Indeed, we’ve rather...

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A 36-year-old Jordanian woman and her husband gave birth to their son in Mexico recently with the help of a cutting-edge, Chinese-American fertility specialist from New York City. This is the first child ever born as...

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In a few days, Americans will go to the polls to elect a new president, and the most powerful nation on earth – our neighbour to the south – will decide its political course for the next four years. As U.S. elections...

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Oxford’s Word of the Year: “Post-truth”

By Subby Szterszky | November 30, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries chooses a freshly popular word as its international Word of the Year. In the editors’ opinion, it’s the word that best reflects the mood of the culture at the moment. The choices can range from the sublime to the...

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A century of Planned Parenthood

By Subby Szterszky | November 30, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

Some anniversaries are a cause for celebration, while others are best reserved for sober reflection. In some cases, the response will depend on who you ask. This fall, Planned Parenthood celebrated its centenary, dated from the opening of the...

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TWU Law School: a victory to celebrate

By Subby Szterszky | November 14, 2016 | Post your comment | Law + Government

If no news is good news, as the saying goes, then one might be tempted to assume that all news is bad news. Of course that’s neither logically sound nor true – although it very often feels true. Indeed, we’ve rather learned to brace ourselves...

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