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The discrimination that dare not speak its name

There’s a lot of talk in Australia about discrimination. Us same-sex attracted folk have been talking for some time about discrimination for quite some time, and women are often quite vocal (and rightly so) about discrimination against them, too. Indeed, Julia Gillard, our prime minister, has announced an inquiry into workplace discrimination against women, and… Read More »

The zero parent

Airports are funny things; I either arrive with plenty of time before my flight, or (less frequently) in a flustered rush. When I’ve got time, I usually seek out a bookstore/newsagent. Airlines still work on the deluded premise that passenger electronic devices in flight mode might somehow disturb take-off and landing, even as they hand… Read More »