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    WHY THE CUTS TO THE ABC ? DUH!

    This weekend supporters rallied across the nation to protest cuts to the ABC and SBS. CORINNE GRANT was there and expresses the mood of the crowd.

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    YOUNG WOMEN GIVE THE “F” CARD. FAIL.

    In the annual YWCA survey, young women give the Abbott government a scathing report. They’re crying out for leadership says TRACEY SPICER.

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    A TEACHER’S LETTER TO A BULLIED STUDENT

    This is a keepsake. A letter you’d keep for a lifetime. From Mr Drama Teacher to his “fine”, departing student.

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    CLIMATE CHANGE: CATCH UP TONY

    His stance on climate change is being called baffling and eccentric by British conservatives. Tony Abbott might be thinking about getting on the front foot, but he’s got a long way to go.

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    ONLY ONE OF YOU CAN HAVE THE TOP JOB

    It has long been assumed that women’s career progression stalls because of children, but could it be because of their husbands? ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at a breakthrough study from Harvard.

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    FINALLY! A SONG ABOUT LAUNDRY. (REALLY.)

    Sick of misogynistic songs dominating the airwaves? How about a song about doing the laundry. Love this new hit from MC Tracky-Dactyl.

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WHY THE CUTS TO THE ABC ? DUH!

This weekend supporters rallied across the nation to protest cuts to the ABC and SBS. CORINNE GRANT was there and expresses the mood of the crowd.
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YOUNG WOMEN GIVE THE “F” CARD. FAIL.

In the annual YWCA survey, young women give the Abbott government a scathing report. They're crying out for leadership says TRACEY SPICER.
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A TEACHER’S LETTER TO A BULLIED STUDENT

This is a keepsake. A letter you'd keep for a lifetime. From Mr Drama Teacher to his "fine", departing student.
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CLIMATE CHANGE: CATCH UP TONY

His stance on climate change is being called baffling and eccentric by British conservatives. Tony Abbott might be thinking about getting on the front foot, but he's got a long way to go.
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thatchers

ONLY ONE OF YOU CAN HAVE THE TOP JOB

It has long been assumed that women's career progression stalls because of children, but could it be because of their husbands? ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at a breakthrough study from Harvard.
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FINALLY! A SONG ABOUT LAUNDRY. (REALLY.)

Sick of misogynistic songs dominating the airwaves? How about a song about doing the laundry. Love this new hit from MC Tracky-Dactyl.
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News & Opinion

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WHO IS MARK LATHAM TO US?

Do you give idiots oxygen, or do you ignore them? Please, someone, give us one good reason why we should give a damn about what Mark Latham thinks.

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LIES, DAMNED LIES, AND THE ABC

The cuts to the ABC and SBS are another broken election promise – what are the chances of the lies being forgotten before the next election? JANE GILMORE writes.

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Harmer's Hoopla

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HASTA LA VISTA, SANTA!

Christmas Liberation. Noël! WENDY HARMER’S not home for Chrissy this year… time to rejoice… or cry?

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@MODERN ROMANCE.COM #MY FIRST KISS

If you kissed and didn’t post a selfie of it… did it really happen? WENDY HARMER asks the big question.

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Corinne's Circus

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CORINNE’S RAGE INDEX: STRAP ON THE ANGRY

Time to check in with Team Straya. CORINNE GRANT has a femmo whinge. She’ll never make Foreign Minister!

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YOUR CAT COULD DO A BETTER JOB. FACT.

Chuck all the pollies out until one of them pays attention to… something, anything. Democracy in this country is a joke, but CORINNE GRANT’s not laughing.

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Spicer's Spotlight

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STOP YOUR WHINGEING

Australia’s most powerful woman telling the ladies to stop whingeing has prompted TRACEY SPICER to look at other disenfranchised groups who should “shut the f*ck up”.

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BE AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID

Ebola! Terror! Crabzilla! There’s so much to be frightened of in this world. TRACEY SPICER has a very clear idea about what to be really scared of this Halloween.

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Attard's Arena

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HOW MUCH HAVE THEY OVER-PROMISED?

The G20 ran like a dream. There were no unruly protests, no shirtfronting, just lots of promises, and warm fuzzy animals. But will it change anything? MONICA ATTARD has the wash up.

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G20: GUNS, GROWTH AND ROSES

What can we expect from this week’s G20 meeting in Brisbane? Firepower, political power and… a flowery communiqué. MONICA ATTARD checks the agenda.

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Hullabaloo

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BARBIE WITH STRETCH MARKS. PUH-LEEZE.

How much reality do our kids really need at playtime? A new doll with normal proportions – not Barbie proportions – is on the market, with optional flaws! Take a look.

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STEFANOVIC, SUITS, FEMINISM AND ME

So Karl Stevanovic wears a suit and…feminism? DAN ILIC asks: “Why the mass hysteria?” This is oppression.

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Sex & Wellbeing

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INSECTS: FOOD OF THE FUTURE?

Livestock is accountable for 14.5% of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions, but that’s no reason to vegetarian. Not when we’ve got crickets, says ALEXANDRA COULTON.

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COMING OUT AS ME: A WORK IN PROGRESS

After coming out as a transgender woman and lesbian to her dad, it was like a locked door had been cast open within KATE DOAK’s life.

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Daily Dilemma

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WHEN ADVENT LOST ITS BEAUTY

Christmas has been commercialised for decades, but ROGER JOYCE thinks cherry lip gloss in an Advent Calendar for “kids” (read: girls) is a step too far.

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PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MORALS ARE

Ethical investing may not be as hard as you think. ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at the growing trend of divestment and the pros and cons of moving your super.

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The Bookshelf

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ALI SMITH’S ‘HOW TO BE BOTH’ WINS… BOTH!

Ali Smith lost out to Richard Flanagan in the Man Booker, but she’s just nabbed two other awards. MEREDITH JAFFE has all the latest news and reviews.

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DOUBLE WIN FOR FEMALE WRITERS

The Barbara Jefferis Award has been taken out by Margo Lanagan and Fiona McFarlane this year in a joint win for women in writing. MEREDITH JAFFE has all the literary news and the latest reviews.

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FIRST CHAPTER: THE BREWER’S TALE

Things We Love

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COSMETIC SURGERY: ‘IT DIDN’T LOOK RIGHT’

Style icon and businesswoman Linda Rodin speaks about going grey, rejecting fillers and starting a new business in her 50s. Talk about ageing gracefully.

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A PARLIAMENT ABOUT NOTHING

All the moments from the show about nothing inserted into our very own parliament about nothing. Prepare for lols.

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Entertainment

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JACK’S LOST LIBIDO: HEARD IT AT THE HOOPLA

From Oprah’s six toes to Martin Short’s drinks with his dead wife and Taylor Swift’s love life, CRAIG BENNETT dishes the celebrity dirt like no one else.

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FIRST CONTACT. WHAT DID YOU THINK?

They’re lazy, petrol sniffing, and using the past to their advantage. They’re white, racist, and ignorant. Put black and white Australia together (with Ray Martin) and you’ve got intense television.

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WHEN THE QUEEN STOLE AUSTRALIA'S HEART

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HOOPLA HOROSCOPES: NOVEMBER 20