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Grotesque inequality is not a natural part of being human | Owen Jones Studies showing we are innately selfless debunk the idea that dog-eat-dog capitalism is our only optionFor those of us who believe in a more just and equal world, reality is a relentless test of our optimism. Nearly half-a-million Britons are reported to
The Guardian | 15 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
We don't know why a mum abandoned her newborn baby. But we do know that the system fails mothers | Amy Gray As crimes go, abandoning a newborn in a drain is awful. Cases like this are exceedingly rare, but our societys neglect of mothers makes them possibleA woman has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son, whom police say she left for dead i
The Guardian | 15 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
ABC cuts: had Abbott been honest about his true agenda, he would have been unelectable | Van Badham Privatisation and cuts to respected public services might be the agenda of the Coalition government, but its certainly not that of the Australian peopleMy dad used to make us watch the ABC news every night. As a child, I hated it. It was always with a cer
The Guardian | 16 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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ABC cuts: this government is looking out for people cartoon No cuts to education, no cuts to health ... and no cuts to the ABC or SBS. Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published Continue re
The Guardian | 18 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nuke-deal pitfalls: Licensing an Iranian bomb As the latest deadline for talks on Irans nukes expires today, lets take a look at North Korea. Last week, the UN General Assembly passed a nonbinding resolution to refer...
New York Post | 18 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Best Of The Dish This Weekend One reason I’ve been somewhat forgiving of Obama’s executive action on immigration deportations is that I see it as a function not of his choice to be an “imperial” president, but as a result of unprecedented Republican obstruction
Andrew Sullivan | 18 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
This Is The Way Benghazi Ends Isn’t there something quite delicious in the House Intelligence Committee’s conclusion that there is nothing – absolutely nothing – scandalous about “Benghazi” apart from what we knew already: that the outpost was poorl
Andrew Sullivan | 19 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Poem For Sunday “Pain I Did Not” by Sharon Olds: When my husband left, there was pain I did not feel, which those who lose the one who loves them feel. I was not driven against the grate of a mortal life, but just the slowly shut gate of preference. At times
Andrew Sullivan | 19 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Safety delays over faulty air bags THE NATIONAL Highway Transportation Safety Administration is widening its crackdown on air bags at risk of exploding potentially killing or maiming the people they are supposed to protect. This is another case in which it has taken years for the governmen
Washington Post | 20 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A greener Britain: Politics would benefit from a stronger Green presence Britains only Green MP, Caroline Lucas, believes that her party is in spitting distance of replacing the Liberal Democrats as the main rival to Labour for the centre-left vote after the next election. At first sight this seems like a tall order. The Lib D
The Independent | 20 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend