Social Affairs

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Like Australia, China traditionally commemorates those who served in war in April each year, and increasingly they do it via social media, writes Tom Sear.

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Kerrie Davies' book A Wife's Heart places her own story alongside that of Henry Lawson's wife, writes Christopher Kremmer.

This UNSWriting podcast features a lively discussion with two young emerging queer writers, Anna Westbrook and Alison Whittaker. 

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A public panel at UNSW on 19 April will discuss the implications of giving away valuable health data and other challenges of digital public health.

South Australia 1896

The suffragists who gained women the right to vote offer a model of Australia’s role in the world that remains as important as ever, writes James Keating.

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The cruise missile attack on Syria may have boosted President Trump’s weak standing at home but fails on more serious criteria of legality and morality, writes Anthony Billingsley.

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Yes, lockout laws have succeeded in decreasing crime in certain neighbourhoods. But an analysis of  transport data points to different impacts across the city, writes Phillip Wadds. 

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New research by UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre has found that shared home ownership schemes for people with disability bring potential benefits but also expose people to debt risks.

Rwanda genocide

The 1994 Rwandan genocide evokes shame, despair, and revulsion. Yet, the events warrant reflection and remind us about the risks of looking the other way, writes Toni Erskine.

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Is it possible for the international community to protect civilians from mass atrocities?

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