Why is Australian identity and culture so bound up in sport?
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Has a more balanced management of threats and responses evolved since the September 11th attacks in 2001?
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What does our fascination with digital gadgets and the latest in time-saving technology tell us about our busy selves?
In 2015, the homicide rate in Alice Springs was almost 13 times the national average. Alcohol fuelled violence is a major problem, with per capita alcohol consumption in the town easily exceeding the rest of the country. Then there is the sometimes...
9/11 - Fifteen years on.
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The romantics have a lot to answer for, according to philosopher and author, Alain de Botton. Love, marriage and human relationships are not a bed of roses. There is no such person as ‘the one'. And, despite trying to avoid it, many of us will marry...
We need to think about mass migration in new ways – not as a crisis. Instead of starting from a position of fear, we need to respond with confidence.
Contradicting information is often intrinsic to science. So if you don’t trust all scientists, how can you find out which ones to trust? And what can we believe?
Does the past influence the present?
The search for spirituality beyond organised religion.
Skateboarding legend Russ Howell discusses the evolution of skateboarding and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the famed skate park, The Snake Run, in Albany, WA.
Michael Posner explains why human rights are an essential element of sustainable business.
Digital technology is changing how we live, but does the future remain in our own hands?
Can the principles of the old fashioned cooperative or mutal be refashioned for the new economy?
Can 'creative communities' be planned, or do they occur organically?
Steven Freeland outlines the case for new international laws to deal with crimes against the environment during war.
A continuing series of terror attacks in Paris has left the French society fragmented. Historian Patrick Weil sees the lack of cultural as well as civic integration as a fundamental problem in today’s France.
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