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The colonisation of space

The early era of space exploration was dominated by romantic ideas of universal connectedness. But the increasingly privatised nature of the space industry has obscured that vision.

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How Covid-19 keeps escaping hotel quarantine

Victoria has been plunged back into lockdown after a new strain of Covid-19 escaped from hotel quarantine into the community. Today, Rachel Withers on whether our key defence against the virus is working as well as it should.

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The Coalition’s climate standoff

The Prime Minister is trying to calibrate his climate policy to better fit into a post-Trump world, but he faces a conservative revolt on his own backbench. Today, Paul Bongiorno on the Coalition’s climate standoff.

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Eddie McGuire’s gone but Australia’s racism problem isn’t

Eddie McGuire’s resignation as the President of Collingwood is the culmination of a decades-long story of racism at the club. But the story isn’t just about Collingwood, the AFL or even sport. Today, Daniel James on how racism in sport can’t be …

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The Liberal MP who wants to empty your super

The Coalition’s surprise win at the last federal election is largely attributed to a relentless campaign targeting Labor’s key economic policies, led by Liberal MP Tim Wilson. Now Wilson has launched a new campaign to reshape the super industry.

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Inside Australia’s military fetish

While Australians grapple with shocking allegations of war crimes levelled against our armed forces, the federal government is moving ahead with a $500 million redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial.

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The world’s newest dictatorship

Myanmar’s democratically elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was arrested last week as part of a military coup. The country is now back under complete army control. Today, Jonathan Pearlman on what led to the coup, and what happens next in Myanmar.

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Is GameStop a win for the good guys?

Financial analysts and investors are scrambling to understand what is actually going on with GameStop, Reddit and the sharemarket. But in this battle between the internet and Wall Street, who are the good guys?