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Politics & Society

Is this summer a moment of truth for France?

As we head into the Paris Olympics, has the dream been compromised, even ruined, by other upheavals in France’s fevered summer?

Informed Opinion

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Is K-Pop going K-aput?

The Korean Wave is a global phenomenon, but there’s a dark side to South Korea’s soft-power strategy that we need to talk about

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Pill testing is the right choice

The Victorian government’s decision to introduce drug testing demonstrates it takes its duty to prevent harm seriously

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Big tech and porn platforms are the real perpetrators behind 'sickening' deepfakes

The AI-generated child sexual abuse deepfakes at a Melbourne school were created by a teenage boy, but we can’t ignore the real perpetrators

Research News

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Bushfires are changing the ‘hidden’ understorey in our forests

New research finds that more frequent and intense fires are changing Australia’s forests, but to save the understorey, we need to change our approach

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If your dog is overweight, you probably are too

Our pets are getting fatter, and the blame lies with us as we humanise and treat our pets as equals

5 things you didn’t realise you need to know about perimenopause

One woman having a perimenopausal hot flush on live TV has started a national conversation about normalising the symptoms


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