TBS Next Gen: Suffering pigs in factory farming

TBS Next Gen: Suffering pigs in factory farming

Bailey Mason

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, 14-year-old Bailey comments on the conditions of pigs being factory farmed in Australia, and discusses why changes need to be made to their treatment.

Aussie pride – Part one: Our women

Aussie pride – Part one: Our women

Ingeborg van Teeseling

What are the origins of the pride in our country we feel so? In the first of a four-part analysis, we delve into the lesser known female heroes of yore.

While you were asleep: Syrian peace unlikely, SK assassination plot, baseball star killed

While you were asleep: Syrian peace unlikely, SK assassination plot, baseball star killed

TBS Newsdesk

Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, it's a classic Monday. Peace in Syria was pushed to the distance, South Korea are prepared to kill Kim Jong UN, and a baseball star was taken too soon. Brutal.

Dear Senator Brandis: A quick note before your plebiscite negotiation

Dear Senator Brandis: A quick note before your plebiscite negotiation

TBS Anonymous

With George Brandis set to meet Mark Dreyfus to organise the terms of the plebiscite, one reader had something to get off his chest.

The philosophy of Bill Murray

The philosophy of Bill Murray

TBS Muse

After Bill Murray recently worked a shift in his son's bar – because Bill Murray – we thought we'd look a bit deeper at the unique legacy this strange man has.

The home grown country life: Kale chips recipe

The home grown country life: Kale chips recipe

Kathryn Stedman

Everyone's least favourite superfood has been stigmatised by culture, but let's not go with the flock. Kale chips are different, but excellent!

Current Affairs Wrap: US week of violence, double-talk in Australia

Current Affairs Wrap: US week of violence, double-talk in Australia

TBS Newsdesk

What a week. Violence again made itself known in the US, as our own politicians changed tack on their policies…before staying true to them. Very nice.

Surgical robot becomes self aware, demands corner office, payrise

Surgical robot becomes self aware, demands corner office, payrise

The Science Post

They say it got smart, then really smart. News (sort of) out of the US explains how a med robot has a larger office than you.

Anydoko: Camping in Hong Kong

Anydoko: Camping in Hong Kong

Vikash Autar

Camping and Hong Kong. Two vastly opposing environments that you'd never share the same space, right? Well, not so much.

Know who you're Googling: Joan of Arc

Know who you're Googling: Joan of Arc

Loretta Barnard

A pious peasant girl who became counsel to the King, before dying at age 19; check out what else there is to know about Joan of Arc in this morning's Know Who You're Googling.

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Brexit means a state of mind

Trisha de Borchgrave

Powered by nostalgia, the Brexit has emboldened Britain to rebuild the Empire. But as they seek new partners abroad, the lessons of history remain.

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TBS Ten with… Arj Barker

Arj Barker

Gearing up to tour Get In My Head across the Eastern side of Australia, world-renowned comedian Arj Barker joins us for the TBS Ten.

Residents

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Aussie pride – Part one: Our women

Ingeborg van Teeseling

What are the origins of the pride in our country we feel so? In the first of a four-part analysis, we delve into the lesser known female heroes of yore.

Ladder

Media

The week in Media: 23rd September 2016

Denise Shrivell

Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at how our brains block ads, and display the revenue dominance of Facebook and Google.

Society

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TBS Next Gen: Suffering pigs in factory farming

Bailey Mason

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, 14-year-old Bailey comments on the conditions of pigs being factory farmed in Australia, and discusses why changes need to be made to their treatment.

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