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Michael Brown

Trump has embraced pseudoscience and its deceptive tactics in a post-truth world

As a scientist, I expect the Trump presidency to have a curious familiarity.Why? Because the relentless stream of falsehoods and character attacks of Trump’s campaign mainstreamed disinformation tactics that biologists, immunologists and climate

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Waleed Aly

Ray Rice case the tip of an ugly NFL iceberg

by Waleed Aly The Californian newspaper U-T San Diego has compiled an NFL Arrests Database. It only goes back to 2000, but comprises 727 entries. It's serious stuff, too: assaulting...

Dr David Holmes

The great global warming subsidy: the truth about Australian corporate welfare

by David Holmes The demise of manufacturing in this country has captured the news headlines for weeks now. It is about jobs, about sentimentality toward companies that have long been...

Dr Ifran Ahmad

Egypt, de-democratised

by Irfan Ahmad It is a coup d'état! Let's call a spade a spade: despite military's denial that it didn't plan to stage a coup d'état, what it did on...

Dr Ifran Ahmad

Egypt, de-democratised

by Irfan Ahmad It is a coup d'état! Let's call a spade a spade: despite military's denial that it didn't plan to stage a coup d'état, what it did on...

Dr Ifran Ahmad

Egypt, de-democratised

by Irfan Ahmad It is a coup d'état! Let's call a spade a spade: despite military's denial that it didn't plan to stage a coup d'état, what it did on...