Susan Bordo’s response to Hillary Clinton’s unimaginable defeat at the hands of Donald Trump reads like a bystander’s account of a train crash or bomb explosion. In the wake of the unexpected, and what…
Australians are deeply attached to the cluster of beliefs and traditions we call the ‘Anzac legend’.
In 1960, historian Ken Inglis wondered if Anzac functioned as a secular religion in Australian society. In 2017, we can confidently answer: yes, it does.
The Hawke Labor government had a strong incentive to seek a new approach to industrial relations when it came to office.
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The Prices and Incomes Accord was a series of agreements between Labor and the ACTU where unions would moderate their wage demands in exchange for improvements in the 'social wage'.
In 2012 scientists succeeded in filming for the first time ever a giant squid in its natural habitat.
Searching for animals thought to be extinct – or fictional – is difficult, painstaking and often disappointing. But new technology like drones offer hope of a boom in biological discovery.
Turmeric is touted to have many benefits, such as reducing inflammation and preventing cancer.
Turmeric is often reported to have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, and anti-cancer properties.
‘We don’t recognise this illegitimate referendum’
This referendum is the first time in the democratic history of Turkey that an election has been seen as illegitimate by not only domestic contenders, but by international observers as well.
Andy Whitfield as Spartacus.
The real struggle, and victory, of Spartacus star Andy Whitfield was not in a computer-generated arena.
Governments alone cannot bridge the gaps and support affordable housing for seniors.
Any significant decline in home ownership or equity in a home impacts higher care needs: older people will not have an asset to sell to fund the bonds required to enter aged care accommodation.
A German Railway AG program helps refugees with career orientation and helps integrate them into the country’s employment system.
Many refugees are unable to use the skills and knowledge they have brought with them and obtain work equal to their experience.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and his wife Emine greet supporters near Tarabya mansion in Istanbul.
Experts agree that Turkey is even further polarised after contested unofficial results show President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won the right to expand his powers.
Rachel Weisz as historian Deborah Lipstadt and Andrew Scott as her solicitor Anthony Julius in Denial.
The new film Denial chronicles Holocaust denier David Irving's 2000 legal action against US historian Deborah Lipstadt.
John Clarke died while walking in the Grampians, Victoria, on Sunday April 9.
I never met John Clarke, who has just died at 68. Yet he taught me a great deal about the English language and the Australasian voice, and what can be done with both.
Uber’s self-driven Volvo SUV was flipped on its side after a collision in Tempe, Arizona, US, in March this year.
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Driverless cars may cut the number of traffic offences but they could open up a whole new area of litigation - who's responsible for any crash?
Turkey may soon become one of the few countries in the history of democracy to vote for the death of democracy.
If the 'yes' vote prevails in this month's constitutional referendum, the Turkish people may be in the rare position of democratically approving the death of their own democracy.
A new analysis found spending on health doesn’t have a big effect on whether people die prematurely.
Our new meta-analysis, which pooled results from 65 studies, looked at health-care spending by both the private and public sectors including preventive and curative care.
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Amid the uproar over US Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to dine alone with any woman other than his wife, we should ask: what are the metaphysical implications?
Cover of Libre Magzine of GRECE the founding European New Right organisation.
In 2007, Canadian political theorist Tamir Bar-On wrote a book with a provocative title: Where have all the fascists gone? In 2017, Bar-On’s question may seem to many readers no longer that perplexing…
With widening income differences and growing social divisions, citizens are less willing to support each other and taxpayers less willing to pay taxes.
Analysis shows that rising inequality over the past 20 years makes it harder to increase taxes and makes citizens less willing to pay them.
Imagine, if you would, a company in a pre-budget submission demanding diplomatic assistance from their government to help them sell product overseas. Fair enough, you might say. If you don’t ask you won’t…
Orange-bellied parrots are one of the species included in the government’s Threatened Species Prospectus.
The government's charity drive for threatened species shows it's unwilling to invest what's needed to prevent extinction.