Pistorius verdict sporting with justice

Pistorius verdict sporting with justice

Tanya Levin

As the world dissects the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, Tanya Levin's response is simple: "Women don’t matter. Sport does."

Amazon moving from the online to the urban jungle

Amazon moving from the online to the urban jungle

Susannah McDonald

Amazon are opening their first ever brick and mortar store and Susannah McDonald is wondering if going backwards is now the best way to go forward in business.

A pay-per-laugh comedy club? You're joking?!

A pay-per-laugh comedy club? You're joking?!

Xavier Toby

Spain's comedy clubs are in such dire straits that they're now charging patrons per laugh, a "routine" that comedian Xavier Toby can't see the funny side of...

Manga: Beyond Lolicon and "It Girls"

Manga: Beyond Lolicon and "It Girls"

Elise Bottle

Elise Bottle is here to warn you all that while all lolicon may be a part of anime/manga, not all manga is lolicon, despite what "It Girl" may portray.

Australia and firearms: What the evidence really tells us

Australia and firearms: What the evidence really tells us

Dr Samara McPhedran

Responding to MLC David Shoebridge's firearms piece, Dr Samara McPhedran argues that anti-gun lobbyists privilege some forms of "evidence" over all others, at the expense of proper scrutiny.

Long Reads: Boko Haram, drone strikes, human trafficking and talkshows

Long Reads: Boko Haram, drone strikes, human trafficking and talkshows

Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson brings us drone strikes, Boko Haram, sex trafficking and, via Narritive.ly, paid TV talkshow audience members, in this week's Long Reads.

Current Affairs Wrap: G20, coal and Gaza

Current Affairs Wrap: G20, coal and Gaza

Michael Burrill

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Book Review: Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

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Sarah Silverman: It’s not right, but it’s OK

Sarah Silverman: It’s not right, but it’s OK

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Australia and firearms: What the evidence really tells us

Dr Samara McPhedran

Responding to MLC David Shoebridge’s firearms piece, Dr Samara McPhedran argues that anti-gun lobbyists privilege some forms of “evidence” over all others, at the expense of proper scrutiny.

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Pistorius verdict sporting with justice

Tanya Levin

As the world dissects the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, Tanya Levin’s response is simple: “Women don’t matter. Sport does.”

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