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The Danish city of Aarhus pioneers a new program to counter the rise of home-grown terrorists by getting to potential fighters before they leave Denmark—and supporting those who return, writes Paola Totaro.
YouTube offers teenagers the chance to learn, perform, campaign or just show off, writes Samantha Trenoweth.
The Royal Commission established by the Gillard government to report on and redress the horrifyingly sexual abuse of children in the care of churches and other institutions, knew it would need to provide counselling to those who testified-as well as those who heard the stories. Juliette Saly reports.
The country deemed the world’s official happiest two years running is not such a cheery place after all, reports Jeni Porter from Copenhagen.
Gallery: Cressida Campbell
RENUNCULUS WITH INDIAN CLOTH Woodblock, watercolour on carved plywood, 2010
STILL LIFE WITH KNIFE AND BUTTERFLY Woodblock, 2005
PERSIMMONS AND SILK Woodblock, 1997
Abbott walks in the footsteps of his political godfather27 June, 2015By Anne Summers Illustration: Simon Letch The similarities between Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s efforts to counter terrorism and those of his predecessor in the 1950s, Robert Menzies, to ban the Communist Party. The parallels between Tony Abbott’s bid to strip dual-nationality alleged terrorists of their Australian citizenship and those of his political godfather,…
The tyranny of the white picket fence: Abbott government can’t be serious about encouraging women in the workforce15 June, 2015By Anne Summers Illustration: Simon Bosch It was a mistake to think Tony Abbott and his ministers were serious about child care. Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his cabinet colleagues have talked so much about wanting to encourage women, especially mothers, to increase their workforce participation that I’d started to believe they…
Women cannot smash stained glass ceiling13 May, 2015By Anne Summers Women pay a very high price for striving for equality, and religions offer no support. Hilariously, Pope Francis has come out in favour of equal pay for women, saying it was a “pure scandal” that women received less money than men for doing the same work. Not that the Vatican need worry…
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