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Fresh produce at a market in Blantyre, Malawi. Supplied

Connecting food waste and sanitation services can help African farmers

Across Africa less than 10% of the population is connected to a sewer system. But the waste could be used elsewhere.
A new report concludes companies like Facebook – headed up by Mark Zuckerberg – should not be allowed to consider themselves ahead of and beyond the law. Stephanie Lecoq /AAP

The law is closing in on Facebook and the ‘digital gangsters’

Are you annoyed at Facebook? You're not alone – and momentum is growing across the world to use regulation and the law to rein in the behaviours of this and other digital platforms.
Good economic times have allowed us to become complacent, meaning conditions are ripe. Shutterstock

Australia’s populist moment has arrived

It's been 27 years since our last recession. Conditions are ripe for a populist revolt when the next one arrives.
The Frank Gehry designed UTS business school, in Ultimo, Sydney. It is possible to teach ethics. Paul Miller/AAP

What are we teaching in business schools? The royal commission’s challenge to amoral theory

In trying to be values-free (like physics & chemistry), business schools have succeeded in justifying amoral behaviour. No more! We've seen the results in the Banking Royal Commission.
China is broadcasting to more than 1 billion people in several different languages, while Australia sits on its soft power reviews. Screenshot/YouTube

As Australia’s soft power in the Pacific fades, China’s voice gets louder

Soft power is a country's ability to gain influence through attraction. Australia's soft power in the Pacific began waning when it axed the Australia Network in 2014. And China is filling the gap.
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‘Is it normal to get sore down there after sex?’

Sex isn't always straightforward – especially not when you first start 'doing it'. If you experience pain 'down there' after sex, you may need to have a medical checkup.
Migrant workers break apart blocks of pressed plastic bottles at a recycling plant in Thailand. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL

Here’s what happens to our plastic recycling when it goes offshore

Since China stopped accepting Australia's recyclable plastic, the majority of exported plastic waste is now going to developing nations in South East Asia.
We could see even sharper divisions in society in the future if support for racism spreads online. Markus Spiske/Unsplash

Racism in a networked world: how groups and individuals spread racist hate online

Both organised groups and unaffiliated individuals spread racist hate online, but they use different channels, have different goals and use different strategies to achieve them.
Mary Jane Cain (centre) with granddaughters Miley Barker and Molly Chatfield and her great niece Josephine. The sun dancin' : people and place Coonabarabran (Aboriginal Studies Press, 1994)

Hidden women of history: Mary Jane Cain, land rights activist, matriarch and community builder

In the late 1880s, Gomeroi woman Mary Jane Cain began petitioning Britain for land rights. A matriarch and Queen to her people, she recovered 600 acres that became home to displaced Aboriginal families.
Belum banyak tenaga kesehatan yang menggunakan data ponsel untuk membuat keputusan medis. www.shutterstock.com

Diagnosis digital: meramal penyakit dengan gawai

Apabila Anda membawa gawai ke mana-mana, data yang terekam dapat digunakan untuk membuat gambaran yang menyeluruh mengenai kesehatan Anda–dan mengirim peringatan apabila kesehatan Anda memburuk.

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