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07 May 2020

Before coronavirus, China was falsely blamed for spreading smallpox. Racism played a role then, too

Spitting. Name-calling. Physical assaults. The outbreak of COVID-19 has coincided with a dramatic escalation in racially motivated incidents towards...

07 May 2020

ANU-ActewAGL project seeks to better understand electricity use in poorly insulated homes

A unique research project at The Australian National University to explore home insulation and electricity use has been named the...

06 May 2020
Police in Papua New Guinea.

Can emergency toll-free telephone services be effective in developing countries?

In developed, high-income countries, the ability to access emergency services such as the police using a toll-free telephone service is...

06 May 2020

India’s corona casualties

While many countries are fighting the coronavirus pandemic on health and economic fronts, the unfolding crisis in India has the...

05 May 2020

Tax reform must be part of our post-Covid economic cure

Australia urgently needs a national coronavirus taxation summit to help reform our outdated tax system and ensure the nation can...

05 May 2020

The high price of sovereignty

"How would you like to pay for that?” is the question we get asked at checkouts. It is a question...

04 May 2020

Cash rate must stay at record low for much longer: Shadow RBA

With economic uncertainty still high due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the strong likelihood of recession, The Australian National University’s...

30 April 2020

New study shows you are what you eat when it comes to human survival

A new study of human teeth from islands in Southeast Asia shows how our earliest ancestors’ diets set them up...

30 April 2020
Rice farmers in Aceh

Why stunting persists despite smaller numbers of poor people

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesia’s poverty rate has fallen to its lowest level ever. In September, statistics suggested there are...

30 April 2020
Australia’s budget is heading for the red in the wake of COVID-19.

Budget pretty black and white when it comes to transparency

Australia’s budget is heading for the red in the wake of COVID-19, but it is in much better shape when...


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