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how to deal with the craig kelly in your life: a guide to tackling coronavirus contrarians

How to deal with the Craig Kelly in your life: a guide to tackling...

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 Picture: Mike Bowers/courtesy of The Guardian Australians love a fiery contest, whether on the sporting field or in the corridors of Canberra. Which is why this week’s spat between Tanya Plibersek and Craig Kelly, which played out in front of...
should aussies stranded overseas go to the united nations for help to get home?

Should Aussies stranded overseas go to the United Nations for help to get home?

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 Image: Shuttlestock More than a year since COVID-19 emerged, there are nearly 40,000 Australians overseas who want to come home. Amid mounting stories of people desperate to return for financial, family and personal reasons, Australians are stuck because of government caps on international arrivals, transit-country...
millennials are not the only ‘burnout generation’ (just ask the rest of us)

Millennials are not the only ‘burnout generation’ (just ask the rest of us)

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 Picture: Shuttlestock In her new book, Can’t Even, American journalist Anne Helen Peterson writes of how Millennials have become “the burnout generation”. feeling that you’ve hit the wall exhaustion-wise, but then have to scale the wall...
if google does pull its search engine out of australia, there are alternatives

If Google does pull its search engine out of Australia, there are alternatives

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 Image: Shutterstock/Wachiwit The Australian government’s push to make Google pay news organisations for linking to their content has seen the search giant threaten to pull out of Australia. Google Australia’s managing director Mel Silva said if the government’s proposal...
why is it so difficult to stamp out seafood slavery? there is little justice, even in court

Why is it so difficult to stamp out seafood slavery? There is little justice,...

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 Image: Shuttlestock Each year, thousands of men and boys labour under extremely exploitative conditions on commercial fishing vessels owned by Taiwanese, Chinese and South Korean companies. The Taiwanese fleet, which operates in all reaches of the...
to publish or not to publish? the media’s free-speech dilemmas in a world of division, violence and extremism

To publish or not to publish? The media’s free-speech dilemmas in a world of...

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 Picture: AAP/AP/ John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx Terrorism, political extremism, Donald Trump, social media and the phenomenon of “cancel culture” are confronting journalists with a range of agonising free-speech dilemmas to which there are no easy answers. Do...
as trump exits the white house, he leaves trumpism behind in australia

As Trump exits the White House, he leaves Trumpism behind in Australia

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 Picture: Mick Tsikas/AAP Through recent natural disasters, global upheavals and a pandemic, Australia’s political centre has largely held. Australians may have disagreed at times, but they have also kept faith with governmental norms, eschewing the false...
biden’s senate majority doesn’t just super-charge us climate action, it blazes a trail for australia

Biden’s Senate majority doesn’t just super-charge US climate action, it blazes a trail for...

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 Picture: Shuttlestock Last week, somewhat overshadowed by the events in Washington, the Democrats took control of the US Senate. The Democrats now hold a small majority in both the House and the Senate until 2022, giving President-elect...
even with a vaccine, we need to adjust our mindset to playing the covid-19 long game

Even with a vaccine, we need to adjust our mindset to playing the COVID-19...

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 Picture: Dean Lewins/AAP   Incredibly, a whole year has passed since the first emergence of COVID-19. What looked like a temporary inconvenience at first is turning into a permanent fixture that might forever change life as...
conspiracy theories on the right, cancel culture on the left: how political legitimacy came under threat in 2020

Conspiracy theories on the right, cancel culture on the left: how political legitimacy came...

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 Image: Wes Mountain/The Conversation, 2020 has been a challenging year. For some challenges, such as the coronavirus, a light is appearing at the end of the tunnel. But for others, the true consequences may be...