July 4th 2015
Articles from this issue:
COVER STORY Are we facing history's largest mass migration?
CANBERRA OBSERVED Northern dream creeps slightly nearer to reality
THE FAMILY 'Consensus' on same-sex parenting ignores evidence
SOCIETY Why marriage cannot be separated from family
EDITORIAL Housing affordability: what has gone wrong?
NATIONAL AFFAIRS Human Rights Commission backs same-sex marriage
HISTORY What is Indonesia? From Java man to Islam
FOREIGN AFFAIRS Why G7 endorsed UN climate-change agenda
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Straitjacket treaty has led to European insanities
HISTORY Zenobia: warrior queen, thorn in Rome's side
PUBLIC HEALTH Methadone cure worse than the heroin addiction
CINEMA Inside Out is a thoughtful emotional roller-coaster
BOOK REVIEW There is no such thing as a soft drug
BOOK REVIEW Probing the deepest roots of the push for same-sex marriageBooks promotion page
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SOCIETY Marriage myths do not stand up to close scrutiny
SPECIAL REPORT Behind Ireland's vote for 'same-sex marriage'
SOCIETY Children of same-sex households have a say
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Supreme Court argument goes to heart of marriage
COVER STORY Is 'same-sex marriage' a square peg in a round hole?
COVER STORY Cool logic of mercy needed on hot button of euthanasia
COVER STORY No deal in federal budget for single-income families
News and views from around the world
Parents are clueless narcissists, says headmaster (Javier Espinosa)
Austrian Parliament votes overwhelmingly against same-sex marriage
New Galaxy poll reframes same-sex marriage debate in Australia
The folly of using war to send a message (Daniel Larison)
Fraudulent study of same-sex marriage a caution for UN (Wendy Wright)
Concerning the ecological path to salvation (James Schall)
Human trafficking: Thailand’s porous borders (Neil Thompson)
The endless wait for one North Korean abductee (Mark Fenn)
The civilising power of English law (Keith Windschuttle)
The courage to be on the wrong side of history (Ryan Shinkel)