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ACT and the ‘Insulation Effect’

  It has been a tumultuous year in Western politics, with many political scientists and journalists struggling to explain exactly how the supposedly inconceivable occurred. The monumental Brexit decision stunned many casual observers of a truly nasty campaign. Simultaneously, the rapid rise of Donald Trump from mediocre businessman to Republican Presidential Nominee horrified many. So, how does one explain […]

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Book Review: Donald Trump’s Crippled America

In 2015 when Donald Trump released Crippled America, a 169 page book outlining his political vision and campaign agenda to ‘make America great again’, I felt no great inclination to rush out and buy a copy. The mere idea of Trump maintaining a position of political importance for an amount of time greater than a […]

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The Drumpf Effect

#LastWeekTonight returns on February 14th! So romantic! Watch the promo in the link. -Gary A photo posted by Last Week Tonight (@lastweektonight) on Jan 15, 2016 at 10:05am PST John Oliver has a sublime history of de-constructing difficult topics in a way that makes them palatable to the general public, and inciting real change in […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Acting for Change: by a Syrian, for the Syrians

By Laura Clements Evenings in the streets of Amman are especially pleasant during the summer months. A bit less so […]

Risking his life for his health

Fares Yousef Ahmed is a 21-year-old student at Qatar University. He is slight, at 57kg, but he hasn’t always been. […]

Q&A With Rami Sultan

Meet Rami Sultan. His huge smile and positive outlook are the first thing you will notice. Rami grew up in […]

Laith Mofleh, Gaza Refugee Camp Volunteer

To Australian audiences, refugee success stories are usually framed by the generous efforts of Westerners in a foreign country. They travel to the country in […]

Walking the talk: it’s not over for Beki Smith

Beki Smith doing the hard training yards along Lake Burley Griffin Source: Instagram/Beki Smith By Rochelle Riley Beki Smith was ready […]

I Heard It Through The Grape Vine

Wine making, to wine connoisseurs, has always been known as an art form. The wine making industry has evolved from […]