The Myth of Women's Oppression

Women less happy after 40 years of feminism

Despite wealth, health and opportunity, men still more content says study by US National Bureau of Economic Research On the long and winding road to having it all, Helen Parker is making good progress. At 27 she’s forging a career as an executive with a transport company in London, she has a steady boyfriend, and

Would you slap your Dad?

People form judgments through flash intuitions, not after a deliberative process If you want to tell whether someone is conservative or liberal, what are a couple of completely nonpolitical questions that will give a good clue? How’s this: Would you be willing to slap your father in the face, with his permission, as part of

What Makes Us Happy?

by Joshua Wolf Shenk Is there a formula—some mix of love, work, and psychological adaptation—for a good life? For 72 years, researchers at Harvard have been examining this question, following 268 men who entered college in the late 1930s through war, career, marriage and divorce, parenthood and grandparenthood, and old age. Here, for the first

Bitter truth about print media will harm society

As the quality of news suffers, it has its impact on the whole society and system. In short, ‘trust destruction’ triggers a major crisis. The truth about the local newspaper and the misuse of print media, is huge disappointment for an eager reader. THE IMPACT of ’trust destruction’ by the economic powers will be felt

India couple's kiss 'not obscene'

A court in India has dismissed criminal proceedings against a married couple charged with obscenity for allegedly kissing in public in the capital. The Delhi high court judge wondered how an "expression of love by a young married couple" could attract an obscenity charge. Police arrested the couple – a 28-year-old man and a 23-year-old