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An elegy to masks and why mine stays on

Tom Tanuki on why he's keeping the mask on as COVID recedes.   
Grifters like Alex Jones and Avi Yemini spin truth for financial gain

Far-right provocateurs have no regard for the truth and manipulate it based on what will make them ...  
IA Book Club: The Shipwreck by Larry Writer

For anyone living in Sydney immediately after 20 August 1857, the main topic of conversation was ...  
Education is the answer for society to flourish — and our survival

Without education, people would recommence burning witches at the stake.  
Neo-Nazi pub incident more complex than it seems

Last week, some neo-Nazis visited a bar in Melbourne and were kicked out by a bartender.   
Gilding the cage of suburbia: Farewelling Neighbours

The statistics of Australia’s longest-running drama series about sickeningly idyllic suburbia ...  
U.S. under a judicial 'coup' after Roe v Wade overturned

'The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over,' warned Naomi Klein ...  
Australia is a leader on suicide awareness, laggard on prevention

Australia must do more for victims to ensure that they can heal, writes Gerry Georgatos.   
Blockade Australia unfairly maligned by police, media and the Left

Three factions are conspiring to distort the truth over the matter of Blockade Australia (BA) ...  
Grubisa still spruiking asset 'protection' after losing legal practising certificate

Despite the authorities disbarring Dominique Grubisa from legal practice, she continues to offer ...  
'Not in my backyard': Sale of tacos under-regulated in the U.S.

Once again, America, Mexicans have wandered about the streets thinking that they can simply go ...  
Government must support artists to enrich Australian cultural life

Income support payments are crucial to a healthy arts sector, writes Leya Reid.  
Australian migration levels still lagging behind pre-COVID rates

At a time where labour shortages are causing headaches for businesses, migration levels remain ...  
Authoritarian leaders butcher COVID-19 response, leading to deaths

The World Health Organisation (WHO) last week updated its report on excess deaths from COVID-19 ...  
RBA rate rise puts pressure on Coalition ahead of Election

The recent Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate rise won't make it any easier for the Morrison ...  
Inspired by Australia's inhumanity, UK plans to send refugees to Rwanda

As broadcast on the BBC 's World Service on 15 April, the policy of asylum seeker deterrence is ...  
With migration, Labor's nurses plan can work

Two major Labor policies will require a substantial increase in the nurse and doctor workforce ...  
The Republic, Easter and the decline of religious devotion in Australia

Australian Republicans are stirring back to life again.   

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