Politics

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Charity served cold

Note:? While this story is about Australia, the same issues apply to charitable sectors in all Western countries.? An important thing to remember about?large parts of the government bureaucracy and …

Culture

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BeWitchered

I wish I could have enjoyed “The Witcher” more than I did. For better or worse, all fantasy series and movies will now be pared with “Game of Thrones” (sans …

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History

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That time Poland was wearing a short skirt

The year wouldn’t go past without Vladimir Putin managing to again eschew any role in starting the Second World War and instead blaming Poland for getting invaded: Speaking at a …

The Man in the High Kolkhoz

Books

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20 Best Books and 19 Notable Mentions I’ve Read in 2019

You know the gig by the now: not the new books that came out last year but the books I got to read throughout 2019. There have been far too …

WTF

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Polish Jesus starts transmitting internet

Happy 101st birthday to modern Poland, which regained its independence (briefly) as a result of World War One, after over a century of being partitioned and colonised by Russia, Prussia …

Love

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THOTs and prayers – and other ways to help the fireys and victims

There are many ways to raise money for the victims of natural disasters, from charity concerts to social media donation drives, but some enterprising young women in Australia and the …