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what needs to be fixed

what needs to be fixed

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Junior officers of the Nigeria Police Force are planning to embark on a strike in protest against poor welfare. The leadership of the force has denied that conditions are bad and warned against the strike action. Lanre Ikuteyijo,…

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Turning Red’s portrayal of ancestor worship highlights an important part of Chinese culture

Turning Red’s portrayal of ancestor worship highlights an important part of Chinese culture

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Disney’s new Pixar film, Turning Red, follows Meilin “Mei” Lee, a 13-year-old living in Toronto, Canada. She’s an average teenager contending with all the things girls her age do (boys, friends, school). However, she has the added pressure…

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Biodiversity: why new rules to ensure nature benefits from building projects could fail

Biodiversity: why new rules to ensure nature benefits from building projects could fail

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The UK government is making serious investments in new infrastructure as part of its post-pandemic recovery strategy, with £27 billion committed to road expansion, and a target of building an additional 300,000 homes per year. But it also…

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Polish generosity risks hardening anti-immigrant sentiments towards Ukrainian refugees in the long term

Polish generosity risks hardening anti-immigrant sentiments towards Ukrainian refugees in the long term

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. According to the United Nations, about 3.4 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia’s invasion. Of those fleeing, about two million have crossed the border into Poland. While the initial flows of Ukrainian refugees were housed by the…

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TikTok is propagandists’ new tool to win elections in Southeast Asia

TikTok is propagandists’ new tool to win elections in Southeast Asia

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Scholars and political observers have raised concerns over public opinion manoeuvring on social media in Southeast Asia as three countries in the region – the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia, are gearing up for elections. Propagandists’ strategic manoeuvring of…

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New bill in NSW could prove crucial to helping reduce numbers of First Nations children in out-of-home care

New bill in NSW could prove crucial to helping reduce numbers of First Nations children in out-of-home care

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In New South Wales, as of June 2021, 42% of children in out-of-home care were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. This stark over-representation has been the subject of multiple child welfare reviews, from Bringing them Home to…

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