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MIL-Evening Report: World politics explainer: the Russian revolution

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: World politics explainer: the Russian revolution

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Mark Edele, Hansen Chair in History, University of Melbourne This article is part of our series of explainers on key moments in the past 100 years of world political history. In it, our authors examine how and why an event unfolded, its impact at the time, and […]

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MIL-OSI Global: In Jane Austen, fairy tales meet biting feminist critiques

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: In Jane Austen, fairy tales meet biting feminist critiques

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Robert Morrison, Professor of English Language and Literature, Queen’s University, Ontario Jane Austen is not an obvious ally of today’s feminist movement. All six of her novels are now more than two centuries old. All six centre on a tale of provincial domesticity and romantic courtship. And all […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Trauma 101 in the aftermath of the Ford-Kavanaugh saga

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Trauma 101 in the aftermath of the Ford-Kavanaugh saga

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Dillon Thomas Browne, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo Brett Kavanaugh is now a United States Supreme Court justice. His contentious confirmation followed emotionally charged testimony to a U.S. Senate committee from the judge and Christine Blasey Ford after she came forward to allege he’d sexually assaulted her […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Confessions to sexual assault are rare: #ItWasMe

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Confessions to sexual assault are rare: #ItWasMe

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Lucia Lorenzi, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University In the wake of Tarana Burke’s #MeToo hashtag being revived last fall after the exposé of Harvey Weinstein, some men took responsibility for their abusive behaviours. To do so, they used hashtags like #ItWasMe. As Alexia […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How post-truth politics is sinking debate on environmental assessment reform

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How post-truth politics is sinking debate on environmental assessment reform

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Mark Winfield, Professor of Environmental Studies, York University, Canada The past few weeks have been characterized by a growing chorus of political and media voices, many from the West, decrying the Canadian government’s proposed environmental assessment legislation, Bill C-69. The bill, known as the Impact Assessment Act, is […]

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MIL-Evening Report: You may not like reality TV but How ‘Mad’ Are You? rightly tests our assumptions about mental illness

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: You may not like reality TV but How ‘Mad’ Are You? rightly tests our assumptions about mental illness

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Fincina Hopgood, Lecturer in Screen Studies, University of New England In recent years, Australia’s public broadcasters have been willing to program innovative, thought-provoking content to coincide with Mental Health Week. This year is no exception, with SBS taking a gamble on a new format in a two-part […]

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MIL-OSI Global: La relación entre el acoso escolar y el uso de teléfonos móviles en el colegio: seis consejos para evitarlo

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: La relación entre el acoso escolar y el uso de teléfonos móviles en el colegio: seis consejos para evitarlo

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Elizabeth Englander, Professor of Psychology, and the Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC), Bridgewater State University Cada año más padres dejan a sus hijos llevar un teléfono inteligente al colegio. Por ejemplo, en Estados Unidos el porcentaje de estudiantes de tercero de primaria que tienen teléfono […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Archaeology can help us prepare for climates ahead – not just look back

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Archaeology can help us prepare for climates ahead – not just look back

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Amy Prendergast, Lecturer in Physical Geography, University of Melbourne This article is part of our occasional long read series Zoom Out, where authors explore key ideas in science and technology in the broader context of society and humanity. Watching the weather for today and tomorrow is relatively […]

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MIL-Evening Report: On gender and sexuality, Scott Morrison’s ‘blind spot’ may come from reading the Bible too literally

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: On gender and sexuality, Scott Morrison’s ‘blind spot’ may come from reading the Bible too literally

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Robyn J. Whitaker, Senior Lecturer in New Testament, Pilgrim Theological College, University of Divinity Why is our prime minister so poor on matters of gender and sexuality? Why won’t he clearly state that no institution in Australia, including schools, should be able to discriminate against children on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Focusing on people at ‘high risk’ of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Focusing on people at ‘high risk’ of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Helen Stallman, Hospital Research Foundation Fellow, University of South Australia Many current suicide prevention interventions focus on raising awareness of suicide or on preventing it only at the point just prior to it occurring. But despite decades of government investment in suicide awareness programs, the rate of […]

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