Politics

No Fracking Way: A Push Towards A Safe, Democratic, Clean Energy Future.

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Katherine Smyrk ~ September 17th, 2015

Politics

"We are so close to being a Gasfield Free State that we can taste it. And it tastes damn good" Katherine Smyrk asks us to stand up against Coal Seam Gas in Victoria.

What Do We Want? The Lesser Of Two Evils! When Do We Want It? In Perpetuity, Apparently...

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Tim Dunlop ~ September 15th, 2015

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By electing Turnbull, the government may have ensured itself a second term. But in policy terms, we are likely to get more of the same, writes Tim Dunlop.

Storm in a Teacup: 'Gayby Baby' Screening Should Be in Schools' Hands

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Nick Melin ~ August 27th, 2015

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It’s when schools stop leading the way on social issues, and championing organisations like Wear it Purple, that we should truly be concerned.

The morning after the ALP Conference, refugee activists bicker through the hangover

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Jarni Blakkarly ~ July 28th, 2015

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On the weekend refugee rights activists congregated at the first ever National Refugee Rights Conference, and the atmosphere was grim.

Selling education and deregulating universities: it's your ticket to unemployment

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Christine Priestly ~ July 23rd, 2015

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If you think deregulation of Australian university fees is maybe a good idea—well, be careful what you wish for.

Real conspiracies versus BS: how Snowden and WikiLeaks changed the truth forever

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Tim Robertson ~ July 21st, 2015

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In this new era of whistleblowing, keeping a lid on the truth isn't what it used to be.

Stop Calling Bigots Bogans

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Scott Arthurson ~ July 19th, 2015

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The word bogan implies an essential connection between bigotry, poverty, and a lack of education. So why do we excuse classism as a way of explaining bigotry?

Interning isn’t slavery, so don’t whitewash the true meaning of the word

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Jarni Blakkarly ~ July 16th, 2015

Politics

People who live in privileged countries bandy around words such as “starving” and “famished” with no real care towards their actual meaning.

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