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The Exploited Youth of the Australian Workforce

Looking at the statistics, it would be easy to assume that Australians in the workforce have it pretty good. According to data from 2013, our workers receive the world’s highest minimum wage, and our government loves to celebrate our high standard of living and “low” unemployment rates. 1,009 more words

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Horse racing misinformation highlights the need for independent research

During Australia’s Spring Racing season, a host of anti-horse racing articles emerge, disseminated by both the mainstream press and social media, and most often linking the sport with animal cruelty. 752 more words

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world most expensive fruit

When Dole Japan announced it would be sell its Gokusen banana for $6 each for one day only (May 9) at the Takashimaya Department Store in Shinjuku, everybody’s reaction pretty much was, “OMG, those are some fancy-ass bananas.” The fruit, developed using the best characteristics from more than 100 bananas and grown 500 meters above sea level, came in special boxes and equipped with serial numbers. 69 more words

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The gods speak in Kannada


The Bhagavadgita is among the most revered texts of literature and philosophy. It has universal appeal irrespective of region, religion, sect or creed. This is because what the Gita says is more ethical than theological. 50 more words

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