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Posted on 14th October 2019 – Reimagining the Canon: Dorothy Arzner


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Posted on 30th September 2019 – Reclaiming History: Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia


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Posted on 6th September 2019 – Compassion & Commitment to Change: The Value of a Life (Part 2)


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Posted on 23rd August 2019 – Reimagining the Canon: Edmonia Lewis


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Posted on 7th August 2019 – Reclaiming History: The Mercury 13


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Posted on 25th July 2019 – Sporting Pride: Not for Everyone


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Posted on 12th July 2019 – Reimagining the Canon: Emile Kame Kngwarreye


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Posted on 5th July 2019 – Reclaiming History: Mary Prince


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Posted on 21st June 2019 – Boys’ Toys: Tech and Sexual Objectification


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Posted on 29th May 2019 – The Environmental Emergency: Beware the Responses


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Posted on 10th May 2019 – The War on Women and the Non-Binary


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Posted on 17th April 2019 – Politics and Protest: Voices of Youth


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Posted on 22nd March 2019 – Temper Tantrums: Don’t Appease the Angry White Men


Posted on 17th April 2018 – Women’s Rugby: Levelling the Playing Field


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Posted on 28th August 2017 – Women’s Rugby World Cup: Refreshing Refereeing


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Posted on 23rd November 2016 – Science and the Sellers of Snake Oil


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Posted on 17th November 2016 – Celebrity Survivor: Trump Edition


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Posted on 9th September 2016 – Man in a Suit: The Hypocrisy of Clothing Bans


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Posted on 31st August 2016 – The War on Political Correctness: Enabling Discrimination


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Posted on 24th August 2016 – Fundamental Values: The Futility of “Extreme Vetting”


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Posted on 21st June 2016 – Update – Immigration: Those Closing the Doors Behind Themselves


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Posted on 9th June 2016 – The Value of a Life


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Posted on 26th February 2016 – The Spectre of Terrorism: Apple vs the FBI


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Posted on 5th February 2016 – Protest: An Essential Part of Democracy


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Posted on 26th January 2016 – Immigration: Those Closing the Door Behind Themselves


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Posted on 7th January 2016 – Hysteria & Hypocrisy: The ‘Post-Paris’ World


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Posted on 13th November 2015 – Neurotribes Steve Silberman: Defying Classification


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Posted on 30th October 2015: The Rugby World Cup: The Importance of the Third Half


 

Posted on 26th October 2015: Losing Definition: The Language of Politics


 

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Posted on 16th October 2015: Japan: Confounding Expectations


 

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Posted on 10th September 2015: 5 More Movies You May Have Missed


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Posted on 25th August 2015: Hot Water Beach: A Wonderfully Strange Collaboration


 

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Posted on 19th August 2015 – The TPPA: Not as Uninformed as Key Would Like


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Posted on 6th August 2015 – Hiroshima: A Cry for Peace


 

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Posted on 24th July 2015 – Cameron’s One Nation : An Imagined Community


 

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Posted on 10th July 2015 – Women’s Football: Scoring Like a Girl


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Posted on 2nd July 2015 – Update: Maui’s Dolphins


 

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Posted on 26th June 2015 – 5 Movies You May Have Missed


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1950s Anti-Communist Poster

Posted on 19th June 2015 – Compassion = Communism?


Posted on 11th June 2015 – Stephen Wiltshire: A View of the World


 

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Posted on 4th June 2015 – Maui’s Dolphins: Shamefully Endangered


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Posted on 28th May 2015 – Blast From the Past: “Protect and Survive”


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Posted on May 22nd 2015 – Dangerous Denial: Recognition of the Problem is the First Step to Recovery


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Posted on May 15th 2015 – The New Zealand Flag: An Exercise in Legacy and Nation Building


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Posted on May 13th 2015 – Robotics & Rehabilitation


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Posted May 8th 2015 – Pay Disparity: Not Just Hollywood’s Problem


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Posted May 1st. 2015 – Climate Change: Doubt and Divestment



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Posted April 23rd 2015 – Global Migration, Global Responsibility

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