Hutchinson, Robert
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Robert Hutchinson, a veteran travel writer, studied philosophy as an undergraduate, moved to Israel to study Hebrew, and earned an MA in Biblical studies. He writes frequently on the intersection of religion and popular culture at


America has a crime and mental health problem, not a white supremacy problem

Just take a close look at the official stats compiled by the FBI.

Date posted: 2022-05-21

Atrocities in Ukraine torpedo efforts to end the war

The current conflict proves once again that In war, truth is the first casualty.

Date posted: 2022-04-28

Sixties radicals pass their hatred on to a new generation

Hard-core true believers didn't go away. Some of them became university lecturers.

Date posted: 2020-08-25

Let's take a closer look at #BlackLivesMatter

Iif racism is defined by acts of violence, it would seem that black racism is at least as much of a problem ín America as white racism. A study of police shootings found that white police officers are not more likely to shoot minority citizens than non-white officers for a very simple reason: most of the shootings of black suspects by police are done by black police officers, not white ones. In the end, stoking the flames of racial hatred, as the media and the political left are now doing so enthusiastically, ultimately serves no one.

Date posted: 2020-07-04

Dispute over Texas 7-year-old may prove a legal setback for transgender movement

The legal dispute between a formerly married Texas couple over whether their 7-year-old son should be given hormone-blocking treatments and "transition" to being a girl may turn out to be the straw that finally breaks the transgender movement's back – at least in terms of public opinion.

Date posted: 2019-11-03

Sperm donor sues to force surrogate mother to abort one of her triplets

The sordid realities and ethical nightmares of surrogacy are coming to light.

Date posted: 2016-01-10

Obamacare: a poor deal for my family

One middleclass family crunches the numbers and finds Obamacare costs more and offers less.

Date posted: 2013-10-05

For the richer, not the poorer

They might spout liberal sentiments but it's the affluent who are reaping the benefits of marriage.

Date posted: 2013-10-05

Is demography destiny after all?

It seems that you cannot read an article on demography these days without the author contriving to bring in the phrase "demography is destiny". If this blog site were able to trademark its title, it might be able to make a bob or two out of it!

Date posted: 2013-08-01

In the birthplace of revolution, a French Spring

The establishment has been rattled by the vigour and intelligence of opposition to the new law on same-sex marriage.

Date posted: 2013-08-01