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Blockading Australia's largest coal mine
Protesters angry over the bulldozing of 1,500 hectares of a unique and endangered ecosystem for an open-pit coal mine.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2014 05:42 GMT
Can snooker have a global representation?
Tour has seen events increase from seven to 32 in last four years but majority of players and winners are from the UK.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 09:55 GMT
Senator Durbin: Don't sell us short on Social Security
Visiting the issue of Social Security is fraught with misadventure, especially as Midterm elections approach.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 21:36 GMT
US selects lawyer for 'closing' Guantanamo
Cliff Sloan will oversee the closure of the controversial detention camp, sources familiar with the decision say.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 02:30 GMT
The scandal of scandal in Washington
Republicans devote time and energy to publicising alleged failures of Democrats while ignoring scandals of the Bush era.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 12:12 GMT
Grow up already
Kids hear a few bad words on TV and even forget about it, but channels don't - they fire anchors using "bad words".
Last updated: 11 May 2013 12:49 GMT
Bipartisan-ship of fools
Bipartisanship of the wrong variety is all over the US - from gun laws to marriage laws to Iraq war, argues Schecter.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 13:19 GMT
The Republican party's anger mismanagement
Judge Antonin Scalia sees "racial entitlement" in the basic right to vote in America, writes Schecter.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 12:24 GMT
Old white guys
Many Republicans preach morality but do the opposite, as the latest scandal underscores.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 15:47 GMT
Kafka's talking points: The NRA goes to Congress
NRA President David Keene, like Wayne LaPierre, "doesn't believe in closing the gun show loophole", argues Schecter.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 10:08 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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