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By Harry Kretchmer
In the 19th century, Black people were seen as ‘racially different’, justifying discrimination; in the 20th century, medical racism became more ‘systemic’, for example with…
By Brad Bitterly & Alison Wood Brooks
Some leaders use humour instinctively; many more could wield it purposefully. For the Harvard Business Review, Brad Bitterly & Alison Wood Brooks report.
By Rob Davis & Tony Schick
The timber industry maintains outsized influence in the US state of Oregon. And through the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, the timber industry executes its campaign…
By Geoffrey Barker
Should national policy edge more closely towards the US for good national security reasons or towards China for good economic reasons? The clear answer from…
By Guy Rundle
Even if there is more Indigenous involvement, the new Closing the Gap simply reproduces quantitative targets. This shows you what a con the document really…
By Gina Rippon
Whenever we attempt to explain the under-representation of women in science, debunked myths seem to sneak back into the debate in different guises – no…
By Scott Hamilton & Stuart Kells
Steve Bracks was on track to be immortalised in his role as Victoria's premier only to choose to resign early in 2007 for (actual) family…
By Peter Beech
Poisoned tap water in Flint, Michigan. Toxic waste dumps in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. A town in China where 80% of children have been poisoned by old computer…
By Glenn Dyer
The latest profit results from the tech giants show they are seemingly impervious to economic reality, government persuasion or regulation.
By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
Though the treatment’s positive results are limited to a small group, they’re an important breakthrough for gene therapy, and encouraging not just for muscular dystrophy…
By Misha Kaur
The ATO's systems-led design guide is its approach to positive change.
By Antonio Neri
Even in the early days of the pandemic, officials around the globe shared spreadsheets to track utilisation and hospital capacity. We had enormous amounts of…
By Michael Mintrom
Michael Mintrom, Deidre O'Neill, and Ruby O'Connor analyse the actions of three landmark royal commissions that left legacies of significant policy change.
By Janet Stanley
The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements shows the evident complexities of dealing with two major disasters at the same time.
By Nick Wilson & Tony Blakely
If we are flattening the epidemic curve, we need our young and healthy citizens keeping critical parts of the economy going and being infected at…
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