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The benefits of solar do outweigh its costs. Some have a hard time accepting it | Giles Parkinson A new Grattan Institute report on rooftop solar says its economic costs exceed its benefits by $9bn. Thats true only if you dont include all the benefitsOh dear. Here we go again. The solar industry is clearly winning the battle to turn the global electri
The Guardian | May 25, 2015 06:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Making sure the balance is right in the reporting of suicides | Chris Elliott Newspapers coverage of suicides has changed in recent years, but there are still aspects of reporting such deaths that cause readers concernOne of the areas of journalism that has changed a great deal in the last 15 years or so is the reporting of suicide
The Guardian | May 25, 2015 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Marriage equality in Australia won't be achieved by coercion | Kristina Keneally Its the parliaments job to amend the Marriage Act we dont need a referendum here. And there are more options than just a referendumAs an Irish Australian, Im proud to be Irish. As a Catholic Australian, Im not proud at all to be Catholic. Related: Same-se
The Guardian | May 25, 2015 05:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Indigenous recognition should guarantee us a place at the table or it's meaningless | Nolan Hunter Following last weeks conference in Broome, there is reason to be confident that constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians can be meaningful Coming out of the Broome conference, we were encouraged to see our human rights commissioners, both Ind
The Guardian | May 25, 2015 01:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
All aboard: Now that Labour has decided to support a referendum on Europe, the 'pro' camp needs to get its act together As well she might, Labours acting leader, Harriet Harman, looked a bit sheepish on The Andrew Marr Show as she executed her U-turn on the Europe referendum. After all, as a loyal deputy to Ed Miliband, she has spent the past few months wandering around th
The Independent | May 25, 2015 12:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When fishermen rescue migrants and nations In Southeast Asia, acts of empathy by fishermen in saving refugees adrift at sea help soften the hard stance of Indonesia and Malaysia. They are fishers of both people and goodwill.
The Christian Science Monitor | May 25, 2015 12:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Kennedy files Read full story for latest details.
Politico | May 24, 2015 11:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What we owe IN MAY 1945, the German army, known then as the Wehrmacht, issued a final statement acknowledging its defeat after almost six years of heroic fighting, during which The German soldier, true to his oath, has in the service of his nation achieved feats that
Washington Post | May 24, 2015 11:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Burundis troubling course THINGS ARE not looking good for the small East African country of Burundi. Protests have roiled the nation since the countrys president, Pierre Nkurunziza, announced in late April that he would run for a third term, in violation of the constitution as wel
Washington Post | May 24, 2015 11:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vying to go to Richmond THREE NORTHERN Virginia seats in the General Assembly one in the state Senate and two in the House of Delegates are coming open in the fall elections, and Democrats are holding primary contests June9 for all of them. The following are The Posts endorsemen
Washington Post | May 24, 2015 11:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend