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MIL-OSI Global: Simple smartphone app that could help OCD sufferers

By   /  November 20, 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 - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Simple smartphone app that could help OCD sufferers

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Barbara Sahakian, Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Cambridge Imagine feeling anxious every time you touched a doorknob or dirty surface – maybe even spending hours washing and scrubbing your hands afterwards, sometimes until they bleed. For sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), especially those with contamination fears, […]

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MIL-OSI Global: What these two French words can teach us about social change

By   /  November 20, 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 - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: What these two French words can teach us about social change

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Damien Hall, Lecturer in Linguistics, Newcastle University When a society changes, its language is likely to change along with it. To take an extreme example, past colonisers often forced the inhabitants of colonised lands to speak their language. If they hadn’t, the Americas would not be speaking European […]

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MIL-OSI Global: We predicted banning legal highs wouldn’t work – and a new review shows it’s as bad as we feared

By   /  November 20, 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 - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: We predicted banning legal highs wouldn’t work – and a new review shows it’s as bad as we feared

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Alex Stevens, Professor in Criminal Justice and Faculty Director of Public Engagement, University of Kent The trade in “legal highs” was banned in 2016 when the UK government introduced the Psychoactive Substances Act. Two years later, the government has published a review of the effects of its legislation. […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Policies in South Africa must stop ignoring families’ daily realities

By   /  November 20, 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 - Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Policies in South Africa must stop ignoring families’ daily realities

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Katharine Hall, Senior researcher, University of Cape Town What is “a family”? In South African law, the answer – or rather, answers – are broad. For example, it’s not considered unusual or unacceptable for children to move between kin and to be raised at different stages by grandparents, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Victoria votes: your guide to the 2018 election health promises

By   /  November 20, 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: Victoria votes: your guide to the 2018 election health promises

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Vijaya Sundararajan, Professor and Head of Department, Public Health, La Trobe University With health care spending accounting for 30% of the Victorian budget, or A$20 billion, health is a major policy area for the Victorian election on Saturday. While the Commonwealth pays for general practice, private specialists, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Poll wrap: Labor’s worst polls since Turnbull; chaos likely in Victorian upper house

By   /  November 20, 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: Poll wrap: Labor’s worst polls since Turnbull; chaos likely in Victorian upper house

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Adrian Beaumont, Honorary Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne This week’s Fairfax Ipsos poll, conducted November 14-17 from a sample of 1,200, gave Labor just a 52-48 lead, a three-point gain for the Coalition since October. Primary votes were 37% Coalition (up two), 34% […]

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MIL-Evening Report: We still live here: public housing tenants fight for their place in the city

By   /  November 20, 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 still live here: public housing tenants fight for their place in the city

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Pratichi Chatterjee, PhD Student, Urban Geography, University of Sydney After years of strong housing market growth, Sydney’s property market is slowing. Despite this, housing stress remains a reality for many Sydneysiders, with rents remaining largely untouched. Public housing is a lifeline for those who can’t afford to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Bainimarama wins again in Fiji, helped by muzzling the media, unions and the church

By   /  November 20, 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: Bainimarama wins again in Fiji, helped by muzzling the media, unions and the church

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Dominic O’Sullivan, Associate Professor of Political Science, Charles Sturt University Former coup leader Josaia Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama has won re-election in Fiji. But he did so in a country where press freedom is severely limited, and authoritarian rule is used to curb dissent – even from the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia matters to us, and always has. Why the relationship will survive Morrison’s Jerusalem thought bubble

By   /  November 20, 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: Indonesia matters to us, and always has. Why the relationship will survive Morrison’s Jerusalem thought bubble

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tim Harcourt, J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics, UNSW All hell broke loose during the Wentworth by-election when Prime Minister Scott Morrison suddenly announced that he was thinking of moving of Australia’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The main objections came, not on merits of […]

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MIL-OSI Global: The trouble with saying ‘it’s okay to be white’

By   /  November 20, 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: The trouble with saying ‘it’s okay to be white’

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Matthew Flisfeder, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Communications, University of Winnipeg Recently, posters were discovered on several walls at the University of Manitoba with the statement, “It’s okay to be white.” Other similar incidents were reported in Halifax, Regina and elsewhere around the world. Most who saw the […]

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