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OpenAustralia.org: Are your Representatives and Senators working for you in Australia's Parliament?

OpenAustralia.org: Are your Representatives and Senators working for you in Australia's Parliament? | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
Making parliament easy.
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Australian federal government links to current bills, representatives and senators, House debates, Questions without notice...

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World War One Was the Precursor to a Century of Conflict: 30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years - Made From History

World War One Was the Precursor to a Century of Conflict: 30 Graphics That Explain the Last 100 Years - Made From History | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
We compiled this piece to explain the key global events of the last 100 years to coincide with the centenary of World War One. We’ve used...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Resource for Learning About the History of Conflict on the Korean Peninsula

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Resource for Learning About the History of Conflict on the Korean Peninsula | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
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About Us

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Avaaz mobilizes instant campaigns to address crises happening anywhere on earth, and to close the gap between the world we have the world most people everywhere want. Join the movement now.
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StoriesFrom | New Media. Better World.

StoriesFrom | New Media. Better World. | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
StoriesFrom is a collaborative storytelling platform for immersive documentaries.
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India Flip-Flops Over Legal Sex Age

India Flip-Flops Over Legal Sex Age | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
Women's rights groups slammed India’s decision to set the legal age for consensual sex at 18, criticizing the government for ignoring changing attitudes on sexuality and for bowing to political pressure on a legislative overhaul aimed at...
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Chinese solar panel company defaults on $541 million worth of bonds

Chinese solar panel company defaults on $541 million worth of bonds | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
Chinese solar panel giant Suntech Power announced Monday that it was in default on its debt after failing to make a payment on $541 million worth of bonds.
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Blind in one eye, partially deaf and facing major spinal surgery but Thalidomide mother is STILL found fit to work

Blind in one eye, partially deaf and facing major spinal surgery but Thalidomide mother is STILL found fit to work | Politics for HS | Scoop.it

Martine White, of Burnley, Lancashire, who needs a wheelchair to get around, was shocked when officials told her she should not be claiming benefits.

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New Chinese premier Li Keqiang demands that U.S. end hacking allegations

New Chinese premier Li Keqiang demands that U.S. end hacking allegations | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
As US firms allege they are increasingly targeted by Beijing-based hackers, Li counters China itself has been hacked Newly installed Chinese premier Li Keqiang has called on both Washington and Beijing to put an end to “groundless accusations”...
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Welcome to Australia Street | If Australia were a street of 100 households | McCrindle Research

If Australia were a street of 100 households, what would it look like? There would be a population of 260 people, and a total of 45 dogs, 27 cats and 252 fis...
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10x10 · 100 Words and Pictures that Define the Time · by Jonathan Harris

10x10 ('ten by ten') is an interactive exploration of the words and pictures that define the time. Every hour, 10x10 collects the 100 words and pictures that matter most on a global scale, and presents them as a single image, taken to encapsulate that moment in time. By Jonathan J. Harris / Number27
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Design Thinking Brisbane

Introduction Video on Design Thinking in School- working with Ewan McIntosh and Tom Barrett on action learning project 2011.


Via Danielle Carter, Kay Oddone, Cristina Mañes
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Kevin Sites on his new book, The Things They Cannot Say (Washington, D.C.)

Kevin Sites talks about his book, The Things They Cannot Say: Stories Soldiers Won't Tell You About What They've Seen, Done, or Failed to Do in War, at North...
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Truth? Does the technology used change the truth?

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News you can trust is worth the wait - The Drum - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

News you can trust is worth the wait - The Drum - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
How is it that we have such an unslakable thirst for hot-off-the-pixel breaking news? Is it just our instinct to gossip? Our seemingly infinite idle curiosity?
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Rising Inequality Hurts India’s Human Development

Rising Inequality Hurts India’s Human Development | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
The UNDP’s report on human development showed India has made progress, but not at the same pace as many other developing countries.
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India Ranks Lower Than Pakistan on Gender Equality

India Ranks Lower Than Pakistan on Gender Equality | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
India ranks 132 out of 187 countries on the gender inequality index – lower than Pakistan (123), according to the United Nations Development Program’s Human Development Report 2013.
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A Portrait of India’s Parsi Community

A Portrait of India’s Parsi Community | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
An exhibition of photographs in Mumbai provides an entertaining and intimate look at the lives of the city’s Parsi community, says Shanoor Seervai.
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Cyprus: The World’s Biggest "Poker Game" | Zero Hedge

While this kind of 'wealth tax' has been predicted, as we noted yesterday, this stunning move in Cyprus is likely only the beginning of this process (which seems only stoppable by social unrest now).
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16 of History's Most Rebellious Women - Photo Essays

16 of History's Most Rebellious Women - Photo Essays | Politics for HS | Scoop.it
In honor of International Women's Day, TIME looks at some unlikely revolutionaries, from Joan of Arc to Harriet Tubman and a modern-day mother of three who became a key democracy activist in Yemen
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