Western thinkers have long valued time alone as a form of inner rejuvenation. Here, then, are four benefits to solitude.
It can be hard to work out what calculations to make when deciding on private health. So we asked a health economist to break it down.
Djenj Project Gunbalanya School Trip.
L-R Leeanna Namarnyilk, Diondre Cooper, Hayley Brinjin, Dionica Cooper, Morgan Disspain, Imogen Mangiru, Sharni Dirdi.
Archaeologists had some questions about an ancient Aboriginal site. So they involved the community and local school kids on their search for answers.
The rules governing how mail-in voting works and how ballots can be rejected differ state by state. In a close election, this could prove pivotal to deciding who wins.
It's the biggest monopolisation case since a 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft. But it may be several years before a settlement of any kind is reached.
Massive borrowing to fund NZ's economic recovery due to COVID-19 cannot be written off without the risk of worsening the crisis it was designed to meet.
The ABC could build a social media service to replace Facebook - but it doesn't have the funding, resources or political support to do so.
What are the rules around suspensions and expulsions in NSW, and the rest of Australia? And what needs to be done to reduce discrimination?
The government has boosted funding for mental health services in light of the pandemic. But will these extra services get to where they are most needed?
Reports of reinfection shouldn't be cause for alarm. If we gather the right data, they can teach us a lot about the immune response.
The proposed religious discrimination bill in NSW goes too far, allowing for more discrimination as a result.
The Grand Hotel Taipei in Taiwan lights up rooms to mark five days with no new COVID-19 cases.
With a vaccine, yes, elimination is possible. But we need to be realistic about how long this might take.
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For Trump supporters, his domination is a mark of his greatness. But he may be about to lose an election because during a pandemic voters expect a president to be in control, including of himself.
Thanks to review upon review, we have plenty of evidence about the problems in aged care. But federal governments have shown 'a lack of willingness to commit to change'.
Hommage to Samuel Paty: “Thank you Mr. Paty to have taught us history and freedom of expression.”
The horrific death of Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher, highlights the importance of the work of educators who are, more than ever, on the front lines of the fight for freedom of expression.
If the pattern on election night holds, 2020 will be the most dramatic election in 100 years in terms of votes shifting between major parties.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Carson City Airport on Oct. 18, 2020, in Carson City, Nev.
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Americans can survive a second Trump term if they resurrect a language of critique and possibility that draws from history and shields the U.S. from authoritarianism.
Current housing stimulus measures aim to boost buyer demand and are too small to sustain a recovery. A second round of stimulus is likely to be needed, and it should go into social housing supply.
William King circa 1890.
Public Records Office, Victoria
The case of an African-American sailor who arrived in Melbourne in 1887 illustrates the long history of excessive punishment of Black bodies.
No news isn't necessarily good news. News is powerful, and helps us to stay connected and informed. But it's important we regulate our news consumption - particularly during times of crisis.