Signs of the Times
May 2018 Issue | Vol 133 No 5
Articles in This Issue:
Victoria is on track to allow doctor-assisted suicide from next year. New Zealand is not far behind. Bruce Manners examines the issue.
It’s commonly known that wholemeal or wholegrain products are healthier than white, refined versions. But is smooth wholemeal bread just as healthy as cooked barley or steel-cut oats?
Who wrote the Bible? What kind of writing is it? How did we get it thousands of years later? David Jarnes lays out the basics.
Does your super fund invest in cigarettes? Suzi Mahonen meets a campaigning cancer doctor who’s raising the alarm and hitting the tobacco industry where it hurts.
Consumerism threatens to destroy us and our world, warns Brendan Pratt. Here’s what we can do about it.