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Issues 16/11/17
No Free Rides oBikes, Reddy-Go and sharing but not caring
by Matilda Gould
Their business is based on sharing, but are share bikes companies playing nicely?
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Issues 6/11/2017
Ben and Tony Hand-holding and world improvements
by Tug Dumbly
I don’t know Ben and Tony’s real names. I call them that because they look like Ben Stiller and Tony Abbott.
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Issues 3/11/2017
The End of the Road An elegy for Parramatta Road
by Nadia Bailey
“They might want to push that redevelopment kind of idea but you've got to have a balance ... they've pushed out the soul of the city.”
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3/11/2017
Volcano Dogs A Letter from Vanuatu
by Ben Bohane
In what was described as a 'Dunkirk-style operation'', 12,000 people were evacuated from the island of Ambae as its volcano erupted. It was a place left, literally, to the dogs.
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3/11/2017
You Should Be Dancing A Letter from New York
by Ian Keldoulis
The ‘city that never sleeps’ is getting a taste of freedom again with the repeal of the Cabaret Law.
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Issues 3/11/2017
Mind the Gap What is the emergency protocol if you slip between the train and the platform?
by Sonya Voumard
"As soon as you enter Kings Cross station, warm, trapped air and junk food carbs fill your nostrils as the escalator, with its big new red emergency stop button, takes you down..."
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Issues 20/10/2017
Address from the New President, 2020 #potus #guns #numb #toughmeasures #shooter #prayers #clichés
by Tug Dumbly
“Our hearts go out to all these poor tortured words and phrases that get murdered with such rampant indiscrimination.”
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Issues 20/10/2017
The Email Eunuch A Friday night report on sexual politics, Harvey Weinstein (again), Facebook and #MeToo
by L.A.C. Vader
"When, a few days after the Harvey Weinstein sex spectacle, female Facebookers started posting #MeToo, I felt concerned that an overcorrection was occurring and men were copping it a bit."
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Issues 17/10/2017
Dirty Harvey 2 In shameless times like these can Harvey Weinstein fall from grace, ask for forgiveness and pick up the option on a comeback story?
by Toby Creswell
“A lot of Weinstein’s movies are about power. He has a reputation as an alpha male. Apparently ‘everybody knew’, ‘it was an open secret’. It almost feels like even I knew!”
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18/9/2017
I’ll Be Your Mirror A Letter from New York
by Ian Keldoulis
Can the city's cultural palette reflect a greater diversity?
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15/9/2017
Walking Home A Letter from London
by Will Self
The city seems to be both rapidly reconfiguring, and moving somewhere – although where I’m not entirely sure.
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Issues 15/9/2017
Double Cross Another Friday night in Newtown
by Drew Rooke
Ten-to-midnight on Friday and King Street, Newtown, almost feels like Kings Cross did before it was neutered.
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