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Gun Girl in Big Doo Doo

Kaitlyn Bennett, AKA the notorious Kent State Gun Girl, uses her platforms on social media, including Tik Tok and Youtube, to publicly shame the LGBT+ community, Left-Wingers, and blue-haired feminists. The young-adult version of ‘Karen’ is an example of extreme conservative pro-gun, pro-Trump, and pro-life opinions. Kaitlin conducts interviews American college students on controversial social […]

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WhatsApp: Friend or Foe in the Age of Mass Media?

By Peter Morgan, Brittney Tolhurst, Michael Chantiri and Erin Grant We all know how powerful social media is, but what about WhatsApp? The less talked about but arguably more impactful little brother of Facebook. Whether it’s the app’s international reach or the false sense of privacy it instils, there is something about WhatsApp that weaves […]

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Saving Koalas: It’s easy if we do it right

By Courtney Cavanough and Fatera Ahmed Australia’s horrific bushfires have reportedly killed more than 5000 koalas. The fires have caused a great decline in koala numbers, as land clearing, urban development and dry land conditions continue contributing to koala deaths every day. NSW’s koala population has declined by between 30 and 67 per cent since […]

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A Casualised Workforce Threatens Australia’s Biosecurity

As the World Health Organisation declares COIVD-19 a pandemic, the Australian government is preparing a variety of biosecurity measures in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus domestically.   The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has raised concerns over the mandated two-week isolation period for individuals confirmed or suspected to have contracted […]

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What Is Happening In Chile? An Interview With Chilean Students In Sydney

Australia has a well-established Chilean expat community who came here following the military coup in the 1970’s. The violent coup which saw the death and disappearance of thousands of Chilean citizens overthrew the democratically elected government and established a dictatorship for nearly thirty years. I spoke to two Chilean students who organised, together with other […]