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Coronavirus: 5 ways to manage your news consumption in times of crisis

Mark Pearson, Griffith University Thousands of employees internationally are already working from home in COVID-19 self-isolation because of their recent travel, related symptoms or immune system vulnerability. But to do so while habitually checking the news on devices – and allowing 24/7 news channels to play non-stop in the background – might erode your productivity […]

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Can we live without our phones? Some are taking a digital detox regularly

January 28 2020 Love them or loathe them, mobile phones have become an indispensible part of our lives. With potentially all who we are online and on a handheld device, how do we get some privacy or turn down our addiction? I put these questions to some very thoughtful people.

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Dogs and why they change us

Why and how we connect with dogs is a complicated question. But one answer could be empathy in both dogs and humans.

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Christianity’s changing attitude toward animals

Christians are uncovering a forgotten history of passionate campaigns for animal rights.

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Urgent Work: Nick Deane

Nick Deane is an Australian peace activist who along with others, has dedicated much of his life to creating a just world.  In this profile story, he talks about why he puts his body on the line for peace.

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How ISIL got here

The attack on Jakarta Thursday, was part of a campaign targeting citizens of countries fighting Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, according to a statement released by the group.

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Animals: the abandoned mates of war

Nadyat El Gawley August 2 2015 The older she gets, the more pessimistic she feels. To writer Jill Mather, there’s no cure for humans’ lack of respect for animals. And so since her retirement, it’s been her mission to record their stories. Specifically, those that perished in war. Eight million animals died in the Great […]

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A Year of Exchange: Susan Price on being a socialist

Nadyat El Gawley April 25 2015 It was a year spent on an international student exchange that got Susan Price, Summer Hill’s Socialist Alliance candidate, interested in politics. That, a relationship and a film. Tall with red hair, Ms Price says her friendships with Chileans while on exchange in the United States in the early […]

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