Happy Monday everyone! The university year has started again here at Auckland and there are lots of fresh faces waiting with eager anticipation for the knowledge and insights that the university will dispense in the coming months…

Unless they are doing moral philosophy, they will probably not discuss the morality or otherwise of the sting operation that the UK Telegraph undertook recently. That doesn’t mean that you get to miss out on that discussion though! I blogged about the results of that operation last Friday, and would be interested in your thoughts – is the secret filming of, and lying to, abortionists entrapment? Do the ends justify the means here? Is this debate merely a distraction and a smokescreen for the terrible facts that were uncovered? What do you think? For my part, I like the view put forward by my fellow mercatornet blogger, Mariette Ulrich in the Family Edge blog.

For some happier news, there is enough food in the world, according to this little video from the Population Research Institute (we’ve put up previous videos from them here and here). The bad news is that there is enough food in the world and millions are still starving.

Marcus Roberts was two years out of law school when he decided that practising law was no longer for him. He therefore went back to university and did his LLM while tutoring. He now teaches contract and...