23 March 2005

Private tragedy as political farce

Both sides of the sordid legal scrap over Terri Schiavo devalue the meaning of life.

17 December 2004

Ten myths about assisted suicide

The flaws in the arguments for ending lives.

2 December 2004

A ticket to die

Behind the UK High Court's decision to allow a British woman to travel to a suicide clinic in Switzerland.

15 October 2004

Will baby Charlotte’s be a ‘good death’?

An argument for why the quality of a life should not be decided in the High Court.

16 September 2004

Choose death

A Bill being debated in the UK parliament would tell the terminally ill that they're better off dead.

6 November 2003

Euthanasia in Europe: a morbid debate

Death is no answer to the problems of life.

27 June 2003

Multiple division

Whatever the problems with affirmative action in the USA, the campaign against it is more damaging.

13 December 2002

Doubting the death penalty

American opposition to capital punishment is motivated by broader concerns about the US justice system.

13 December 2002

Doubting the death penalty

American opposition to capital punishment is motivated by broader concerns about the US justice system.

6 December 2001

Life before death

Diane Pretty has taken her appeal for the 'right to die' from the UK House of Lords to the European Court of Human Rights - but wouldn't it be better to keep the taboo surrounding suicide?