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If a majority of people agree with a position, does that make it right? An Appeal to Popularity is a logical fallacy that is difficult to notice because it sounds like common sense.
by Spencer Gear - 19/03/2020 - 49 comments
It was also clear that people felt that palliative care services were not adequate and were not an alternate to Voluntary Assisted Dying as many people will choose both.
by Everald Compton - 12/03/2020 - 19 comments
On March 8 each year, Pakistani women march, sing protest songs and wave posters that demand democratic reforms.
by Kausar Khan - 11/03/2020 - 3 comments
Animal experimentation is an issue that few people like to discuss. Many people are not even aware that it still occurs in Australia, yet we use millions of animals every year.
by Helen Marston - 10/03/2020 - 9 comments
Few of us realise how advanced the technology has progressed behind closed doors of private research facilities in the West.
by Charles Essery - 6/03/2020 - 23 comments
Readers who are regular viewers of ABC TV news will not need to be reminded that recently the national broadcaster began skiting about how much smarter it is than all us plebs and plodders.
by Laurence Maher - 6/03/2020 - 36 comments
Today, the focus shifted to the protagonist himself and the nature of the US-UK Extradition Treaty of 2003.
by Binoy Kampmark - 28/02/2020 - 20 comments
'It's difficult to conceive of a clearer example of an extradition request that boldly and blatantly misstates the facts as they are known to be to the US government.'
by Binoy Kampmark - 27/02/2020 - 6 comments
The entire prosecution against Assange, submitted Fitzgerald, was an abuse of process, constituting a 'political offence' which would bar extradition under the US-UK Extradition Treaty of 2003.
by Binoy Kampmark - 26/02/2020 - 12 comments
Orwell's Essay on Politics and the English Language is more important than ever.
by Murray Hunter - 25/02/2020 - 4 comments
Queensland's Compulsory Third Party (CTP) vehicle insurance system is under threat as insurers push for the scheme to be changed to a no-fault system.
by Trent Johnson and Mark O'Connor - 24/02/2020 - 5 comments
Australian and international media have howled with indignant outrage at the notion they and their sources are accountable to 'onerous' national secrecy laws.
by David Pellowe - 21/02/2020 - 8 comments


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