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14 Aug 2017
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Is there a way to think about terrorism without politics? Do counter-terrorism responses make us safer? What are sensible ways to sift through news reports about acts of terror? Andrew Zammit takes us through these and other questions.

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13 Feb 2017
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On 9 February, Attorney-General George Brandis announced the terms of reference for a new Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) inquiry into Indigenous incarceration in Australia. The inquiry was announced in October 2016, and the final terms of reference have now been released...

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8 Aug 2013
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Since the Second World War Western democracies have championed human rights, decrying the abuse of civil liberties in undemocratic states. A defining feature of the Cold War was trenchant Western criticism of the pervasive surveillance of citizens in authoritarian Eastern Bloc states. In stark contrast...

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26 Oct 2010
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A new report finds a kind of social chemistry that encourages success, writes Tony Vinson in Eureka Street

THE NEW Jesuit Social Services study Moving from the Edge is not a welfare tale of woe. It is a celebration of lives that have 'come...

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7 Jun 2010
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WHEN the Rudd Government announced its Human Rights Framework in response to the National Human Rights Consultation, I described it as a welcome though incomplete addition to protection of human rights in Australia. Many human rights activists have been very despairing about the government's response....

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