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The psychology of fear and hate, and what each of us can do to stop it

As an immigrant to New Zealand, I am saddened and outraged by the events in Christchurch. The apparent innocence of New Zealand has been stripped away by acts of cowardice and evil. Police remain on high alert and authorities are still responding to events following the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch that took the [...]

By |2019-03-21T15:24:02+10:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

America Soured on My Multiracial Family

There are three fundamental, complicating truths about adoption. First, every single adoption begins with profound loss. Through death, abandonment, or even loving surrender, a child suffers the loss of his or her mother and father. Second, the demographics of those in need of loving homes do not precisely match the demographics of those seeking a [...]

By |2018-09-03T12:10:23+10:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Gluten-Free ‘Lifestylers’ Make Eating Out Difficult for Coeliacs

Russian roulette: Coeliac sufferer Jade Mayhew will be crippled by pain if she consumes even the smallest amount of gluten. Photo: Supplied The problem is that non-coeliacs following the "gluten-free" fad, who do not suffer an allergy or intolerance, are weakening the restaurant and cafe industry's support for true "gluten-free" labelling. - Richard [...]