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Last week, Polynesian activists accused Disney of promoting “brownface” after it advertised a full body children’s costume depicting the tattooed Pacific demi-god Maui.
by Marion Gray - 27/09/2016 - 3 comments
At 10% of AWE before tax, it takes 12.2 years to put aside a 20% deposit today versus 8.9 25 years ago. That’s a significant increase, and many purchasers just don’t have that much patience.
by Graham Young - 22/09/2016 - 11 comments
A former child soldier in Sudan, Deng fled his homeland, arriving in Australia as refugee in 1998. Here, in Western Sydney, he taught himself English and put himself through law school.
by Brett Bowden - 20/09/2016 - 14 comments
In 1996, Hungary introduced what have become known as 'Percentage Laws', which allow taxpayers to allocate a percentage of their income tax to specific not-for-profit organizations
by Matthew Turnour - 6/09/2016 - 2 comments
The Queensland Government campaigned last election against asset sales, promising no rise in debt or taxes, yet every proposal to accelerate the Queensland economy involves at least one of these.
by Graham Young - 24/08/2016 - 6 comments
In the piece I referenced in that last link, the author claims that boys don't need to be educated, since they'll just be handed life on a platter.
by Craig Minns - 17/08/2016 - 15 comments
The pejorative Australian and New Zealand term bogan is almost entirely unknown outside those countries though that may be about to change.
by Simon Caterson - 9/08/2016 - 9 comments
The ability to take someone else’s perspective and empathise are important motivators of 'pro-social' behaviour; that is, actions that promote social acceptance and friendship.
by Rivka Witenberg - 4/08/2016 - 26 comments
To understand the complexity and real world nature of service delivery is to understand why the Census is nothing more than a ritualistic waste of money.
by Michael Keane - 3/08/2016 - 36 comments
In psychology we recognise at least five basic threats with the fear of extinction being the most prominent one.
by Rivka Witenberg - 28/07/2016 - 53 comments
Waleed went on to criticize Price's word choice because the semantic origins of hysterical meant women 'were irrational or incapable of being rational because they had ovaries.'
by John Slater - 18/07/2016 - 15 comments
Psychology has a name for this. It is called disenfranchised grief. The sorrow of minority groups is rendered invisible.
by Lyn Bender - 18/07/2016 - 16 comments

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