France and its leaders are endlessly repeating the mistakes of the past, burdened by a flawed framing of identity and a needlessly narrow path to belonging.
Despite Trump's moral failings, his support among white religious voters has only slipped marginally. One reason is his anti-immigration stance, which is becoming more important to evangelical voters.
From village healers to global brands, witches have long cast their spells over commercial transactions.
Australia has maintained military and trade ties with Myanmar. If Myanmar is not fully complying with the ICJ order, this puts Canberra in a sticky position.
A primary school in Victoria has decided to scrap its program to teach classes in both Vietnamese and English. Such programs are rare in Australia and support already marginalised migrant communities.
Western thinkers have long valued time alone as a form of inner rejuvenation. Here, then, are four benefits to solitude.
Rural patients' self-reliance means they often wait until it's too late to visit hospital, while the closing of state borders has restricted the movement of some fly-in fly-out health workers.
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Melbourne could be out of lockdown within a week, if COVID-19 case numbers continue their current trend. But blanket rules such as the new 25km travel radius risk unnecessarily burdening the public.
Image tirée de l'adaptation du “Jardin secret” par Marc Munden (2020).
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Classique de la littérature de jeunesse, le roman de Frances Hodgson Burnett met en avant le pouvoir de la nature. Plusieurs fois adapté au cinéma, il a été l’objet d’une nouvelle version en 2020.
Trees seeded after the end of the last ice age, which survived the ruptures of invasion and industry, have re-emerged as art.
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The cinema release of No Time to Die has again been delayed but like the ancient Greek god Dionysus, James Bond is immortal.
Some hard lessons have been learned along the way but the contact tracing system in Victoria is now very comprehensive and increasingly robust.
The focus, for some time, has been on new daily case numbers. But what if we are looking at the wrong figure? We should focus on the average number of cases "under investigation" over the last 14 days.
From a purely environmental perspective, owning multiple reusable face masks, and machine-washing them together, is the best option.
Racism has been used to suppress voter groups throughout US electoral history. This time around, there are extra elements at play.
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Australia is known as the 'land of the lizards'. These photos show why they deserve more of your attention.
An industrial dispute on Australia's ports has been billed as 'extortion' by the Prime Minister. But the unions call this 'fake news'.
Internet sabbaths and surveillance capitalism in the COVID-era: William Powers on what’s changed since Hamlet’s Blackberry
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Journalist and author William Powers talks with Media Files about taking an internet sabbath, how the media covers tech and what's changed since his book Hamlet’s Blackberry was first published.
Remote school may look different to 'normal' school, but children are still being taught; they are still learning and many are still actively engaged in the curriculum.
Many African parents push their children to go to university regardless of their preparedness or interest. But more find happiness and success in VET.