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Late Show Comedian Stephen Colbert Opens With A Monologue Mocking Ethiopian Air Disaster

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If you’ve ever wondered at the capacity of Americans to misunderstand the world, and, shall we say, lack a little empathy for anyone not born in the good old US of A, an opening monologue of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert overnight might give you some insight.

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Anti-Science Australia Breaks With Tradition, Joins Science Treaty To Build And Host Massive Telescope

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In western nations, only America rivals Australia in terms of the government’s deep disdain for science, writes Chris Graham.

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The Strayan Defence: ‘I Didn’t Know It Was Racist’

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UPDATE: This story has been updated here… the owners of the balloon caught on tape repeatedly calling it the Golliwog balloon.

 

A balloon, in full blackface glory, has been flying over Canberra for years. But in 2019, it finally got banned from the Canberra balloon festival. The owners of the balloon are mystified as to why.

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Pell Conviction: Muslim Clerics Demand Australian Leaders Do More To Condemn Sexual Violence

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Said no Muslim cleric, ever. Chris Graham explains.

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OUTBACK TOUR: Wilcannia Threatens To Close Major Highway If Save Darling Pleas Ignored

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Aboriginal leaders from the Far West of NSW are threatening to close down the Barrier Highway – the main road linking Adelaide and South Australia to the eastern states – for a week if the NSW and federal governments continue to ignore growing calls for high-level inquiries into the management of the Murray-Darling Basin.

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