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Lambie lobbies for Tasmania TAFE funds

Senator Jacqui Lambie wants some of the $4 billion in federal money earmarked for drought and flood relief to be diverted to TAFE in Tasmania. The crossbencher, who recently brokered a deal to wipe the state’s historic public housing debt ...

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Scientists back climate civil disobedience

In a joint declaration, climate scientists, physicists, biologists, engineers and others from at least 20 countries broke with the caution traditionally associated with academia to side with peaceful protesters courting arrest from Amsterdam to Melbourne. Wearing white laboratory coats to ...

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Strictly speaking | Wokeness

The adjective woke, in the sense of “being alert to social injustice”, has had a meteoric rise in the last two years. It originated in African-American slang in the phrase stay woke, first recorded in the 1970s. But its usage ...

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