Category: World


Another reason never to buy a rotten apple

In 2018, iPhone maker Apple gave its chief executive Tim Cook a substantial pay raise of more than 20 percent, bringing his total compensation for the year to almost $15.7 million, a new filing submitted to the SEC reveals.

The Future of Europe

UN migration pact dividing nations

An international agreement on how to deal with the global migration crisis is to be approved on Monday, but some are already calling it ‘dead’ as countries try to ditch the deal that prompted domestic political turmoil.

Sinead O'Connor

Latest victim of brain destroying virus: Sinead O’Connor

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor became the latest victim of the brain-destroying virus that has attacked people in what is called “The Free West”. She recently declared that she never again wants to spend time with “disgusting” white people in a series of tweets about her recent conversion to Islam.

US-Backed Terrorists

Two Opposing Views on Syria

In an under-studied essay on the Syrian conflict back in 2016, the academic Bassam Haddad described two conflicting narratives that had split discussion of the war.

Good Friday

Good Friday: Easter holiday in Australia and around the world

Good Friday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, and church leaders have both urged followers to look to young people.
In an annual video address to Christians, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Dr Glenn Davies said young people were leading by example.

After 15 years, still funny: No Pants Subway Ride

No Pants Subway Ride 2018   Hundreds of people braved wintery conditions on Sunday to celebrate the ‘No Pants Subway Ride,’ a yearly event which sees commuters forgo trousers on public transport.   The comical event, which first began in...


Sexbots coming to a place near you

The ethics of robot sex is hotly debated. But with ‘digisexual’ now an accepted sexual preference, the world’s first robot brothel opening in Barcelona, and buyers able to customize sex dolls to an extreme level

net neutrality

Brave New World? You will know what it’s like, soon…

Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their will, censoring content that...

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