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If I Ruled The World: Melanie Withnall

If I ruled the world I’d do all the things you would do, like try to eradicate poverty,  ensure social justice for all, and take care of the environment. But I run a radio station, so what I’d pay special attention to is media ownership and a diversity of voices …

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Franco’s Legacy and the Silence Behind Spain’s “Disappeared”

The death toll of Spain’s civil war and the subsequent forty-year dictatorship that ruled the country is still debated, but estimate figures rest between 150,000 and 200,000 people. Many, if not most, of those bodies still lay in mass graves, unidentified, and those who participated in mass executions, street killings, …

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Letters

The decision reached by our student organisation and the university about the essential sell off of all Arc stores isn’t very good news for students. Before this happened I had been under the impression that Arc was a not-for-profit organisation here for the benefit of students. The way I see …

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R18+ Classification to be Introduced for Games

The Australian video gaming public looks set to realise its long-standing dream of an R18+ classification rank after a Federal Parliamentary Committee Inquiry strongly endorsed the bill to amend the 1995 Classification Act late last month. The bill, which was referred to the committee after being introduced on February 15, …

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Burma Opening

Burma – or Myanmar as of 2005 – is a country in reform, however the nature of those reforms remains unclear. Many hope to finally see free and fair elections on April 1st, while others are still sceptical that a country for so long plagued by tyranny will be able …

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