Opinion

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USA's criticism of, and withdrawal from, the UN Human Rights Council does nothing to address the problem of human rights abusers being able to influence the organisation.

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Allegations of serious misconduct against Australia's special forces should be handled with greater consideration for the reputation of soldiers who have done no wrong, writes Deane-Peter Baker.

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Bringing humane and principled order to the plight of those in search of refuge is a goal within our reach, writes Guy S. Goodwin-Gil.

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China's espionage capability is now so extensive it's hard to imagine its limits - and Western companies and governments are becoming more willing participants, writes Greg Austin.

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The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.

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Attacks on neoliberalism, even for the right reasons, risk throwing out what is good about liberalism.

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Difficulty with English language can mask other difficulties that culturally and linguistically diverse students may have, such as autism or dyslexia.

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Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.

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The meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore looks like a lost opportunity, writes James Cotton.

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Passionate Socceroos fans will be dreaming big about Australia winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia - but probability models reveal interesting data about the actual chances of a shock success.

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