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MIL-Evening Report: Newsflash. The government doesn’t need to break up power companies in order to tame prices. The ACCC says so

By   /  December 10, 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: Newsflash. The government doesn’t need to break up power companies in order to tame prices. The ACCC says so

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tony Wood, Program Director, Energy, Grattan Institute Who wouldn’t want cheaper power? And who wouldn’t enjoy a bit of a stoush between the big bad generators and the government, trying to break them up on our behalf? Even if it was largely tangential to keeping prices low. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How researchers assess whether medications work

By   /  December 10, 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: How researchers assess whether medications work

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Yasmine Probst, Senior lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong This article is in the series This is research, where we ask academics to share and discuss open access articles that reveal important aspects of science. Today’s piece explains how clinical trials assess drug effectiveness. Ear infections, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

By   /  December 10, 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: Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Louise Chappell, Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute; Professor of Law, UNSW On December 10, the world marks 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Regrettably, instead of the anniversary signalling the enduring impact of human rights, some are fearing the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: We asked five experts: should I lie to my children about Santa?

By   /  December 10, 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: We asked five experts: should I lie to my children about Santa?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sophie Heizer, Commissioning Editor, Education, The Conversation Ah yes, December. Christmas trees and decorations are popping up in shop windows, the weather is warming up, and the school holiday period looms. This may be exciting or distressing, depending on your relationship with your family. Not everyone celebrates […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Grey nomad lifestyle provides a model for living remotely

By   /  December 10, 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: Grey nomad lifestyle provides a model for living remotely

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Timothy Moore, PhD Candidate, Melbourne School of Design, Monash University Every other year, retired couple Jorg and Jan journey some 5,000 kilometres in their campervan from Port Fairy in southeastern Australia to Broome in the far northwest for a change of lifestyle and scenery. There they catch […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The government can restrain electricity prices without threatening to break up power companies. Its adviser says so

By   /  December 10, 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: The government can restrain electricity prices without threatening to break up power companies. Its adviser says so

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tony Wood, Program Director, Energy, Grattan Institute Who wouldn’t want cheaper power? And who wouldn’t enjoy a bit of a stoush between the big bad generators and the government, trying to break them up on our behalf? Even if it was largely tangential to keeping prices low. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Blowing up the Parthenon: the power of a symbol

By   /  December 10, 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: Blowing up the Parthenon: the power of a symbol

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Bronwen Neil, Professor of Ancient History, Macquarie University The Parthenon is one of the most famous and recognisable buildings in the world. Designed as a testimony to Athenian greatness, visible miles from the Acropolis (the citadel) on which it stands, the Parthenon still stands proudly among the […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction

By   /  December 10, 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 the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Gail Anderson, Professor of Criminology, Undergraduate Director, Simon Fraser University On Jan. 2, 2018, Kirstin Blaise Lobato, who was charged and convicted of murder, walked free from a Nevada prison due entirely to forensic entomology. Forensic entomologists study the insects colonizing a dead body to estimate how long […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Canada’s genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

By   /  December 10, 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: Canada’s genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University As a human rights scholar, I have long argued that Canada committed cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples. But recently, I’ve come to conclude, in the case of the Ahiarmiut, that it’s not cultural genocide —it’s actual […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Angel investors, not entrepreneurs, need government support

By   /  December 10, 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: Angel investors, not entrepreneurs, need government support

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Veikko Thiele, Associate Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Business Economics, Queen’s University, Ontario What is the secret sauce in Silicon Valley’s success? It doesn’t hurt to have a high concentration of brilliant minds in one place, but perhaps the biggest factor is the high concentration of angel […]

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