Activists in Paris, prevented from marching by the security situation, have resorted to putting shoes on the ground.
It’s hard not to feel for France’s climate activists on the eve of the Paris climate talks. The Government’s decision to prevent large-scale climate marches and protests planned for the weekend preceding…
Australians' appetites for climate action have ebbed and flowed - but now the stage could be set for real action.
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More than 60% of Australians support strong action on climate change, according to a survey by the Lowy Institute ahead of the Paris climate summit. With opposition leader Bill Shorten having added his…
Recent years in Lebanon have been marked by protests against corruption and ineffective governance.
Syria’s demographics are markedly different to Lebanon’s. A power-sharing arrangement would be more difficult to design.
It’s normal for young people to want to learn about sex and relationships.
The stash of hidden magazines you might remember from your youth is vastly different from the sexually explicit content children are exposed to today.
Sarah Ferguson ends Hitting Home with a call to Australia’s politicians to recommit to treating domestic and family violence as the emergency it is.
By drawing on interviews with perpetrators and their ex-partners and police evidence, a common discrepancy in victim and perpetrator accounts of domestic and family violence becomes blatantly obvious.
Journalist Sarah Ferguson has spent six months on the front line of domestic and family violence.
Part one of the ABC's Hitting Home provides an insight into the work of those responding to domestic violence on the front line – including police, courts, refuges, and a specialist forensic unit.
Chewing your food for longer gives your brain more time to realise you’re full, meaning you’re less likely to overeat.
While 32 is an arbitrary number, chewing your food for longer could actually aid weight loss.
Following a sustained and vocal campaign by the arts sector, the National Program for Excellence in the Arts has been canned.
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Following a sustained and vocal campaign by the arts sector, the controversial National Program for Excellence in the Arts has been rethought and renamed. Should we be celebrating or concerned?
What do Ceduna and the other trial sites for the Healthy Welfare Card have in common? All are country towns with a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents.
Income management was first applied to Indigenous communities before being implemented more widely. The Healthy Welfare Card policy appears to be on this same path.
Paris' famed Notre Dame Cathedral was in lockdown after terrorist attacks across the city killed more than 100 people.
Islam, like Christianity, has a capacity for violence and a capacity for peace, and neither is in essence peaceful or violent.
It’s no wonder people are sometimes confused about science.
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Research shows how the the tobacco and fossil fuel industries used different tactics to undermine scientific consensus.
Fighting back can risk serious injury. But if a student is placed in real physical danger, it may need to be considered as an option.
Hitting back may prevent further aggression if it is done calmly and competently, but if the child is highly emotional, fighting back will make matters worse.
time pressure may be a better way to define work-life balance.
A work-life-family balance is highly valued by most workers and employers now realise they need to offer flexible arrangements such as reduced hours, flexi-time or telework (working from home). Workplace…
A view from above the burst Samarco dam in Brazil.
Six people are dead and more than 20 missing following the Samarco mine disaster in Brazil. But in the rush to blame we must consider the complexity of such failures.
Is university all about being job-ready?
Universities are cutting and streamlining their courses in an attempt to make graduates more employable. But lots of graduates are still struggling to find work, so why isn’t it working?
Treasurer Scott Morrison says he wants a ‘better tax system with a better mix’.
The tax mix switch logic the government seems to be pursuing is unlikely to have the desired effect.
Despite having a higher than average rate of viable donors, Australia’s organ donation rate is lower than much of the developed world.
Australia was once a world leader in organ donations, but today it lags much of the developed world. William Isdale speaks with Aric Bendorf about how to improve Australia's organ donation rates.
Milk and dairy products can contribute to a balanced, healthy diet – but they’re not for everyone.
Let's look at whether the arguments against cow's milk stack up.
Dans la vie quotidienne comme pour la science la plus sophistiquée, il faut pouvoir mesurer les choses. L’unité choisie se devra d’être incontestable et universelle. Exemple avec le Kelvin.
It is a rarely discussed fact that some police officers commit domestic violence.
Police are entrusted with enforcing the laws against domestic violence – the same laws that some are breaking in their own relationships.