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When Is Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade 2021

While the iconic Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade down Oxford Street won’t happen this weekend, the usual show of pride and passion will go ahead at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Saturday March 6.A capacity of 23,000…

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Artnet Talks: Female Leaders in the Art Business on Navigating the Challenges of the Pandemic

Artnet Talks is a new series of live conversations between artists, curators, gallerists, and arts professionals that brings an in-depth dimension to our usual coverage of the art world’s biggest stories. A conversation between: brand strategist and communications professional Tiana Webb…

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South Carolina Republicans Face a Trump-Fuelled Schism

It was 9:00 P.M. on a Monday in South Carolina, and the Charleston County Republican Party was ninety minutes into its February meeting, when the open-comments portion of the session began. Maurice Washington, the Party chairman and a former city-council…

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50% of Australians are prepared to pay more tax to improve aged care workers’ pay, survey shows

The final report from the aged care royal commission this week was damning. Speaking of a system in crisis, it calls for an urgent overhaul. The Morrison government has been facing difficult questions regarding which of the 148 recommendations it…

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The Taliban Tried to Kill Me. Now I’m Making Peace With Them.

Fawzia Koofi. Photo: Scott Peterson/Getty ImagesTwo weeks after they tried to kill her, Fawzia Koofi sat down to talk with the Taliban."We have to give peace a chance and build a better future for our children,” she remembers thinking at the…

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Is It Too Late for Secrets?

By Janet Phelan The recent publication by the Associated Press of high resolution satellite photos of “sensitive” Israeli nuclear sites has some people worried. As it turns out, however, they may be worried about entirely the wrong thing. Israel’s exemption…

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Leaked government documents spotlight Biden’s child migrant dilemma

Fresh internal documents from the Department of Health and Human Services show how quickly the number of child migrants crossing the border is overwhelming the administration's stretched resources.Driving the news: In the week ending March 1, the Border Patrol referred…

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Mounting emissions data paints bleak picture on Paris climate goals

Researchers keep finding new ways to reveal that nations are together showing very few signs of getting on track to meet the Paris Agreement's goals.One big question: That's whether a spate of recent analyses to that effect, and scientific reports…

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Famed NFT Artist Bosslogic to Create 2500 Exclusive Pieces for Ethernity Community

Top-selling non-fungible token (NFT) artist Bosslogic has partnered with art collective Ethernity to deliver a 2500 piece collection of unique art. The Ethernity Chain community members can take part in an NFT auction via an online competition. Bosslogic Collaboration Decision…

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Grattan on Friday: Scott Morrison can’t get circuit breaker while Porter remains

Scott Morrison has a near obsession with control. But suddenly – in the course of only weeks – he has found himself presiding over a government in a shambles, where he is reacting rather than driving. All the mayhem flows…

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A brief history of melancholy

× UnsubscribingThis Email Newsletter Privacy Statement may change from time to time and was last revised 18 May, 2020.By clicking ‘subscribe’ you agree to the following:Access to your personal information We will use the email address you provide to send…

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Where do we go from here with the allegations about Christian Porter?

A great deal has been written and said in the last few days about the next steps in the historic claim of rape against Attorney-General Christian Porter. There are mounting calls for an independent inquiry amid constant references to the…

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Rick Scott gets no love from the MAGA-verse

“His strength is in methodical execution of a strategic plan, and then living or dying by the results,” Burgess said. “That's who he is, and if he decides to run for president in a few years, it will be because…

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Politics with Michelle Grattan: Patricia Sparrow on the Royal Commission into Aged Care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care has now delivered its final report, and its findings are an indictment of the inadequacies of the present system. The report calls for a refocus within the aged care system, placing the people receiving…

/ March 4, 2021