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In the US Presidential debate, Hillary Clinton called Trump's tax cut 'Trumped-up trickle down'. What's the basis of trickle down economics?
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The history of blackface has shown us that, regardless of intent, this practice cannot be seen as respectful and will offend people, writes Marion Gray.
Adelaide artist Peter Drew set about releasing his 'Real Aussie' posters into the skies above Broken Hill, in outback NSW, in honour of the early Cameleers who...
The rise of Donald Trump likely signals the beginning of a new phase of politics – where outrage and entertainment will be more important than facts, policies or...
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The Australian plebiscite on same-sex marriage is an attack on minority rights, writes Graeme Reid, of Human Rights Watch.
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When I was two years old, my parents told me I had been cursed by a witch. I’m lucky I didn’t die while trying to hide my seizures from them. Tune in to Inner...
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