Dialogue

Dialogue

Misogyny is a Greek word too: Greece performs badly in the Gender Equality Index 2019

Sexism and misogyny are rooted in ancient Athens where women were once viewed as possessions of men and did not enjoy citizenship rights because of their gender. Despite being the …

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Be excellent: how ancient virtues can guide our responses to the climate crisis

As world chiefs and youth leaders gather in New York at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, many of us as individuals may have felt powerless and overwhelmed. Making big …

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‘Stop the Turkish Invasion of Syria,’ say Pontian community in letter to Australian PM Morrison

The Federation of Pontian Associations wrote an open letter to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, urging him to use his influence to help halt the Turkish invasion of Syria. Dear …

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Trump’s decision to dump Kurds undermines America’s Enlightenment values

US President Trump’s announcement to withdraw troops from the Kurdish lead Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) controlled part of northeastern Syria is an abandonment of America’s (and Australia’s), Kurdish allies. It …

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OPINION: We, Arcadians, ‘are the Aboriginal people of Greece’

I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are meeting the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. I pay my respects to their Elders, past and present, …

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Letter to the Editor: Woman’s car spat on, kicked in, slashed and etched with the words ‘Call me’

Good morning Melbourne, I want to raise awareness about violence against women, I have had my fair share of attacks and bullying throughout my life and I want to express …

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Dinocrates, Alexander the Great and the inspiration behind Mount Rushmore

“Somewhere in America… backbone of the continent, removed from succeeding, selfish, coveting civilisations and out of the path of greed, an acre or two of stone should bear witness, carrying …

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Nursing homes for all: why aged care needs to reflect multicultural Australia

This week, the aged care royal commission looks at diversity in aged care, an issue becoming increasingly relevant to both residents and the staff who care for them. Diversity includes …

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Science needs myths to thrive – and the two can co-exist

I can still remember the horror of discovering that everything I had worked on was wrong. I was a PhD candidate just starting my second year, and my supervisor and …

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Why are dangerous Australian magpies so different to their docile European counterparts?

What’s the most dangerous Australian animal? Your mind may wander to deadly funnel web spiders enjoying the moistness inside your shoe, crocodiles lurking by the river, rattlesnakes and the like… …