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Table Talk: Bob Ellis on Film and Theatre Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:50 Source

Is Gaza a crime scene?

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Table Talk: Bob Ellis on Film and Theatre Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:31 Source

If one of the jobs going is as a sex worker must she take it? If she’s a virgin must she take it? Will she lose the dole if she knocks it back? Why not?

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Table Talk: Bob Ellis on Film and Theatre Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:25 Source

What’s to fear in India? Bride burning? A mere bagatelle. Being raped and hung from a tree? A walk in the park. Two hundred million young men competing for your job? What a wuss you are. Life in misery? Join the club. Sleeping in the street? Boo hoo.

Get real. Toughen up. Take your medicine. Go home.

You’re lucky I didn’t send you home to Sri Lanka. I’ve sent hundreds. Not all of them are dead. Not all of them are dead.

But they learned their lesson.

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laberal Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:02 Source

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MacroBusiness Monday, July 28, 2014 - 16:13 Source

Stan Shamu for Chris Weston, Chief Market Strategist at IG Markets Asian markets are off to a fairly good start to the week, despite some soft leads from US trade. While the economic calendar is relatively quiet today, it seems China has taken on the jump in industrial profits and run with it. There have also […]

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Inside Story Monday, July 28, 2014 - 16:08 Source

A type of ageism? Alois Alzheimer’s finding has cast a long shadow over medical research into dementia.
National Library of Medicine

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New Matilda Monday, July 28, 2014 - 15:55 Source

If you're looking for work - or looking to dismantle a welfare safety net - then there's no time to waste.

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WixxyLeaks Monday, July 28, 2014 - 15:55 Source

This week in Australia 157 reminders of an Abbott government failure arrive in Australia.

These reminders are not just policy failures, they also represent failures of human decency that have brought shame on Australia worldwide.

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Prosper Australia Monday, July 28, 2014 - 15:06 Source

One of the biggest impediments to labour mobility are stamp duties levied on housing transactions. Stamp duties can add tens-of-thousands of dollars to the cost of changing home, leading to fewer transactions and discouraging labour mobility.

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MacroBusiness Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:41 Source

The Guardian is reporting that: The Australian environment minister, Greg Hunt, has approved a $16.5bn resources project that will lead to the creation of the largest coal mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. Hunt has imposed 36 conditions, primarily aimed at protecting groundwater, on the Carmichael coal mine and rail project, […]

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Renew Economy Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:28 Source

Australia Institute study says solar is creating jobs and pushing down electricity prices – contrary to the popular belief that renewable energy puts upward pressure on energy prices.

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Inside Story Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:18 Source

From diplomatic project to export industry: international student numbers have picked up again.
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Renew Economy Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:14 Source

Environment Minister Greg Hunt approves what many are describing as one of the world's major "carbon bombs".

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Renew Economy Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:14 Source

Environment Minister Greg Hunt approves what many are describing as one of the world's major "carbon bombs".

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MacroBusiness Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:09 Source

Weeoo, weeoo, weeoo. Well, it’s confirmed now, interest rates aren’t going to get anywhere near 4% in this cycle. The Pascometer today quotes Shane Oliver to argue that that’s where they’re headed: As you watch you may wish to recall Shane Oliver’s strange bubble two-step. In 2011, we had the same dance, with Dr Oliver describing a bubble beautifully yet […]

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