OpEd


The New York Times - United States

Mr. Putin’s Power Play

The Russian president claims to see chaos and threats in Kiev and Ukraine, but nobody outside Russia is buying his story.

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 5:00 am

Better Rules for Bad Lawyers

New York needs to adopt uniform standards for disciplining lawyers if citizens are to have confidence in those who represent them.

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 5:00 am

Losing Ground in the Amazon

After years of progress in Brazil, deforestation and greenhouse gases are on the rise.

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 5:00 am

A Cleanup Plan for a Toxic River

It is past time to rehabilitate the Passaic River in New Jersey, one of America’s oldest industrial dumping grounds.

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 5:00 am

Unmet Promise on Discrimination

President Obama has failed to honor a pledge to ban discrimination by federal contractors based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 5:00 am

Public Attitudes About Climate Change

Several readers involved in the global warming debate respond to an Op-Ed article warning of scare tactics.

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 5:00 am

A Deadline for Grandfathered Weapons

Gun activists are trying to convince law-abiding gun owners in New York to disobey a sensible law that requires the registration of their assault weapons.

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 5:00 am


The Philadelphia Inquirer - United States

The Telegraph - Great Britain

Google+ hangout: Why is Ukip still stealing Conservative voters?

Join Tim Stanley, Benedict Brogan, Louise Mensch and Dominic Raab at midday on Thursday




Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 12:37 pm

For wives, fighting with your mother-in-law is a losing game

As Andrea Calland faces losing her home following a two-year legal battle with her mother-in-law over the sale of a ‘jiinxed’ Chinese vase, Victoria Lambert says: there was only ever going to be one winner




Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 12:30 pm

We’ve been expecting you: restaurant that Googles its customers

The hi-tech trend in London’s fashionable eateries is to know what you like, says Ed Cumming




Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 6:40 am

David Cameron will pay a heavy price in 2015 for alienating immigrant voters

Hostility to minorities has destroyed the electoral hopes of Republicans in the US, says Mary Riddell




Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 6:20 am

Airships: is the Titanic of the skies about to rise again?

The Airlander 10 is the world’s biggest aircraft and most advanced airship. And she’s British. With the countdown to her maiden domestic flight approaching, Neil Tweedie went to take a look

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 6:10 am

Airships: Is the Titanic of the skies about to rise again?

The Airlander 10 is the world’s biggest aircraft and most advanced airship. And she’s British. With the countdown to her maiden domestic flight approaching, Neil Tweedie went to take a look




Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 6:10 am

The Messiah: Handel’s gift to the poor of London

One of the world’s greatest choral works has its roots in the composer’s compassion for the shamed and destitute, says Michael White




Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 6:00 am

Globe and Mail - Canada

Thanks to Jim Flaherty, disabled Canadians can fulfill their dreams

The former finance minister was, in effect, the first Canadian politician to say, ‘I trust people with disabilities to make the right decisions with their money’

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 2:09 pm

New Brunswick shines a light on the fragile state of women’s reproductive rights

Almost three decades after abortion was decriminalized, it is time to revisit the policy in the provinces and its implications for the life and health of women

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 1:22 pm

We can end honour killings, but not with films by anti-Muslim zealots

The movie Honour Diaries, given the intolerant background of its producers and directors, has little to do with any real campaign against honour killings

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 11:23 am

The Fair Elections Act is ever so telling

The bill is the product of fierce partisanship from conception to adoption, critics be damned

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 10:00 am

Are the Liberals Quebec’s ‘natural governing party’?

It was a short purgatory for Philippe Couillard’s party, and the future looks bright

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 10:00 am

Why the U.S. must cut Afghanistan loose

There are no good options, but an indefinite role for foreign forces would be more of the wrong medicine

Posted on 16 April 2014 @ 10:00 am

Immobile like me: The inaccessible truth about public transit

Until I found myself picking my baby off the escalator floor, heart in mouth, I had no idea how inaccessible our subways and buses can be

Posted on 15 April 2014 @ 4:52 pm


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