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The Danish Parliament has voted, by an overwhelming vote of 75 to 30, to ban the Islamic burka and the niqab.
by Russell Grenning - 14/06/2018 - 20 comments
And it's not just government departments who are guilty of it. Influential celebrities sometimes lever their popularity to try and change us for the better.
by Nicola Wright - 13/06/2018 - 10 comments
Most of the acts that cause subjective harm are verbal. My attitude towards what you say to me determines how much pain it will cause me.
by Izzy Kalman - 12/06/2018 - 5 comments
Bensouda concluded 'that all legal criteria required under the Rome statute [of the ICC] to commence an investigation have been met'.
by Binoy Kampmark - 11/06/2018 - 17 comments
The world is moving slowly and perhaps hesitantly to recognising that a person can 'belong' to two nations in a positive way, and act as a citizen in each.
by Don Aitkin - 6/06/2018 - 19 comments
Who - or what - do jihadis think we are? Less than human? Or human and a threat to the values they cherish.
by Shane Satterley - 6/06/2018 - 15 comments
Voters have given up trying to find the right leader. So, their only hope lies in changing the rules under which Parliament operates.
by Everald Compton - 5/06/2018 - 10 comments
In the past 18 months, the union's Queensland branch has been hit with fines totalling $2.4 million after losing 10 cases brought by the Australian Building and Construction Commission.
by Deb Frecklington - 4/06/2018 - 5 comments
David is only a transwoman on Wednesdays so there is no point his meeting Jeremy on any other day of the week, is there?
by Russell Grenning - 29/05/2018 - 29 comments
While there is a suspicion that some property development donations are corrupt (73 per cent), the suspicion is even higher for gaming (76 per cent) and still very high for unions (63 per cent), alcohol (60 per cent) and lawyers (51 per cent).
by Graham Young - 24/05/2018 - 9 comments
I am orchestrating a campaign to protest the dismissal of Rob Tiller who was forced out of his job for posting on his private Facebook page an article I wrote on domestic violence.
by Bettina Arndt - 18/05/2018 - 41 comments
Bigotry is bad business, so why not let the consumer determine who gets away with what in the marketplace.


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