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Portraits of people living on a dollar a day – in pictures

More than a billion people around the world subsist on a dollar a day, or less. The reasons differ but the day-to-day hardship of their lives are very similar. A book by Thomas A Nazario, founder of the International Organisation, documents the circumstances of those living in extreme poverty …

Indigenous life expectancy not improving but literacy, numeracy up

Little to no progress has been made on improving Indigenous life expectancy and there has been a decline in Indigenous employment but the child mortality rate has been lowered and literacy and numeracy skills improved, the latest Closing the Gap report reveals.<p>The Council of Australian Governments …

Why Tony Abbott should resign as Minister for Women

Prime Minister Tony Abbott during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Tuesday 18 March 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen<p>The role of …

Australia

Mom in the Movies: How Disney Killed Off Mothers, and Pixar Liberated Them

How many mothers have emerged from a family trip to a Disney movie and been obliged to explain the facts of death to their sobbing young? A …

Veet Apologizes After Backlash Against Ads Shaming Women for Having Body Hair

Yesterday we introduced you to Veet’s newest ad campaign, which proclaimed that having body hair–something that practically all human beings are born …

Dove's New Ad Makes Women Look Gullible and Kind of Dumb in the Name of 'Real Beauty'

Dove’s empowerment-as-advertising Real Beauty campaign has taken a recent turn towards deception—and it’s a deception that is so obvious to viewers, …

'Community' Movie Talk Raises Hopes of "Six Seasons and a Movie" Fulfillment – /Film

Is the old <b>Community</b> mantra, “six seasons and a movie,” actually going to work? the phrase was written into the second season of <i>Community</i> as a joke, …

Jokes

Snow in the Canyon

Mia Wasikowska on Vogue’s March 2014 issue

The voices of China's workers

In the ongoing debate about globalization, what's been missing is the voices of workers -- the millions of people who migrate to factories in China …

Australian actress Cate Blanchett covers Vogue Australia’s February 2014 issue. Styled by Jillian Davison and photographed by Steven Chee. 

Australian actress Cate Blanchett covers Vogue Australia’s February 2014 issue. Styled by Jillian Davison and photographed by Steven Chee.<p>#cateblanchett #Vogue #VogueAustralia #jilliandavison #stevenchee

The lucky country? Try selfish and deluded, too

It seems we can live with a world of obscene disparities, as long as we imagine our lives, careers and successes are all our own work. If others …

Gender and the Body Language of Power - Sociological Images

<i>We’re celebrating the end of the year with our most popular posts from 2013, plus a few of our favorites tossed in. Enjoy!</i><p>Philosopher Sandra Lee …

Sex trade victims struggle to reintegrate | Myanmar

<b>Bangkok, Thailand</b> - Por's final cry for help was an overseas phone call from Japan to her former mentor, Montri Sintawichai, to tell him she wanted to quit prostitution again. She died shortly after at the age of 18, probably from AIDS, probably contracted years ago before the first time she …

The Only Movies You Need To See Before The End Of The Year

Get ready for big name sequels, bigger stars (Jennifer Lawrence anyone?) and a queue of Oscar films (calling Martin Scorsese and David O. Russell).<p>Recently, there's been a massive overhaul in movie release date changes ("Jack Ryan," "Monuments Men," "The Wolf of Wall Street," etc).<p>Not sure what to …