I thought life among the dead would be macabre and sad, but the people here in Manila have built a warm, welcoming community.
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We have added 390,000 people to our population in the past 12 months, which is like adding three cities the size of Darwin to our population each year.
It seems sport is not as exciting as it used to be.
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Most of us enjoy our annual performance reviews as much as we do a root canal.
Rigorous empirical studies by the OECD and the IMF failed to find much evidence of supposed growth effects of tax cuts.
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As T. S. Eliot said: "The existence of libraries is best evidence that we may have hope for the future of man".
The only violent behaviour was the time I wrestled my sister while playing Nintendo because she wouldn't let me be Oddjob in 'Golden Eye'.
In my home, Deir ez-Zor, the situation is worse than ever.
Do you really need to work?
Resolving this issue will unite us as a country.
We could have as many as 49 separate judgements.
The decision to fund a private school or university education used to be the biggest financial decision many parents made for their kids.
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Most of us see the bullying going on but do not seek to stop it.
Unless the State Governments can salvage a workable policy that drives down prices and emissions over the next few months.
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Let me tell you the story of Rebecka Delforce.
We did such a good job conditioning ourselves to believe we can’t make things anymore that we meekly accepted the wind-up of our automotive sector.
Our produce is still wrapped in plastic, which is not so fantastic.
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Last year Tracy Kiss underwent surgery to remove part of her labia after being told by a doctor that without surgery she would would face recurrent painful cysts. In this vlog, Tracy talks about her d...
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[trigger warning: racial slurs and offensive language] I was a racist cop. Years ago, I was helping a supervisor at a single-car crash. A black man collided head-on into a concrete divider, and died a...
Scott Morrison has closed down the one area that was showing potential to contribute to alleviate our housing affordability crisis.
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A lack of trust in the processes around sharing data in Australia is stifling the use of this resource.
It's called Trichotillomania, and it's as hard to spell as it is to talk about.
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It was precisely because of the stories I learned in this place that I saw no problem in accepting and affirming my friend and his sexual identity.
The word 'fine' gets a whole new passive-aggressive meaning.
Using it to fill a gap in a sentence is not its only use.
Turns out I 'like' my girlfriend a lot more than Facebook.
Same destination. Different eyes.
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