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    UNIONS – 1. SHORTEN – 0.

    Bill Shorten’s much vaunted reforms to the Labor Party received a crushing defeat at the weekend. Are the unions killing the ALP, asks PAULA MATTHEWSON.

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    TRACY’S EXTREME WEATHER LESSONS

    Last year our weather broke every record since records began. SOPHIE CUNNINGHAM’s research into Cyclone Tracy found warnings about how to manage extreme weather in years to come.

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    WHO’S ‘WITHOUT CLASS’, JOE HOCKEY?

    What do we mean by the word “class” in Australia? WENDY HARMER takes it personally.

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    DRUNK HISTORY: GENIUS OR WRONG?

    Is it wrong to laugh at drunks? Does it glorify irresponsible behaviour? Take a look at this video clip and let us know what you think.

  • houston-ukraine-bodies

    INTO THE MH17 MAELSTROM

    For a scary moment there, it seemed Tony Abbott wanted to send armed troops to the Ukraine. MONICA ATTARD looks at the reframing of the rhetoric, and what’s next for MH17.

  • realghost

    LIVING GHOSTS. DO YOU BELIEVE?

    Do our loved ones ever really leave us? Can love transcend death? In her new book Love Never Dies, KARINA MACHADO, explores love as a link to the afterlife.

bill-shorten

UNIONS – 1. SHORTEN – 0.

Bill Shorten's much vaunted reforms to the Labor Party received a crushing defeat at the weekend. Are the unions killing the ALP, asks PAULA MATTHEWSON.
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cyclone

TRACY’S EXTREME WEATHER LESSONS

Last year our weather broke every record since records began. SOPHIE CUNNINGHAM's research into Cyclone Tracy found warnings about how to manage extreme weather in years to come.
Read More
houston-ukraine-bodies

INTO THE MH17 MAELSTROM

For a scary moment there, it seemed Tony Abbott wanted to send armed troops to the Ukraine. MONICA ATTARD looks at the reframing of the rhetoric, and what's next for MH17.
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realghost

LIVING GHOSTS. DO YOU BELIEVE?

Do our loved ones ever really leave us? Can love transcend death? In her new book Love Never Dies, KARINA MACHADO, explores love as a link to the afterlife.
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News & Opinion

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GAZA IN 140 CHARACTERS

How is social media shaping opinion in the Israel-Gaza war? ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at who is winning – and losing – the propaganda war.

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PICK A BOX: THE JOB OR THE BABY?

A report released today shows 49% of new mums and 27% of new dads have faced discrimination at work. We hear from a surgeon whose return to work did not go to plan.

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Harmer's Hoopla

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THE OUTER LIMITS OF COMPASSION

How do we remain compassionate in the face of a tsunami of disaster, conflict and humanitarian crisis? WENDY HARMER says she’ll never be “comfortably numb”.

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Corinne's Circus

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WHAT IF HE WERE WHITE?

The knee-jerk reaction to Uthman Badar’s FODI talk shows how deeply Islamophobia runs in Australia, says CORINNE GRANT. There is a dangerous idea here, but it’s not Badar’s.

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CALCULATING AN UNFAIR FUTURE

Wanting to chase that lifelong dream, reinvent yourself, or simply gain a new skill? Forget it, says mature-aged student CORINNE GRANT, who tries to calculate a grim future

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Spicer's Spotlight

Attard's Arena

Hullabaloo

Sex & Wellbeing

Daily Dilemma

The Bookshelf

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BOOK EXTRACT: ALL FALL DOWN

Things We Love

Entertainment

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HOOPLA HOROSCOPES: JULY 24