Turnbull's decision adds to the litany of bad captain's calls.
I don't know how she does it.
Human errors plus system factors are all at play.
For the Clinton-Kaine ticket, saving lives from gun violence is a winning issue. And this new calculus amounts to nothing less than a sea change in how candidates talk about gun safety on the campaign trail.
Our world is built for able bodies and we never think twice about that.
A Royal Commission into the Don Dale centre is not enough.
The International Olympic Committee has decided that one single determining factor, testosterone, is the latest and greatest marker for determining sex, even though research has shown there is no one single element than can be used to pigeonhole the world into two neat biological categories: male/female. This binary is an easy fiction that obscures the messier and more complicated details of real life.
How does a man like Palpatine manage to get elected president of the Republic? As described by George Lucas and Alan Dean Foster in the novel version of Star Wars: A New Hope, “He promised to reunite the disaffected among the people and to restore the remembered glory of the Republic.”
With your own child, there is just too much to lose.
I can't pretend to love the body this has become. I love the child it bore. I am fascinated by everything it did for my baby when she was within and when she came out. I am still amazed by how much weight my knees bore in the last trimester and how heavy a load my arms can bear now. I am in awe of this body. But I don't love being in it.
It's very easy to become a troubled teen. I know first hand.
I had no contact with the outside world.
I’m not a woman hater by any means. For much of my adulthood, I sided with feminists. But when the name “Kim Kardashian” came up, I freaked out. “She’s a slut!” “She’s desperate for attention!” “She’s getting fat!” Those were just some of the thoughts I expressed to friends and colleagues over the years.
Did I give up my voice when I had a special needs daughter?
Democracy can often fall far short of what a genuinely effective, representative political system should be. The trouble is that so far, no one has come up with anything better. I just hope that someone, somewhere, is working on it ...
Let’s just hope rollerblades don't become the next footwear trend.