Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon confirms there will be no sexual violence on screen. Here’s why that’s important

Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon confirms there will be no sexual violence on screen. Here’s why that’s important

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. HBO’s fantasy series Game of Thrones dominated television and pop culture discourse for much of a decade. Its upcoming prequel series, House of the Dragon, is similarly generating conversation, although not in ways the producers might prefer. Much…

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Australia has been crying out for a national housing plan, and new council is a big step towards having one

Australia has been crying out for a national housing plan, and new council is a big step towards having one

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The federal government’s confirmation on Monday that it will set up a National Housing Supply and Affordability Council has not received much media or public attention. But, dollar for dollar, it might be the year’s most important and…

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Sex work is real work: Global COVID-19 recovery needs to include sex workers

Sex work is real work: Global COVID-19 recovery needs to include sex workers

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. During the pandemic, business shifted from in person to work-from-home, which quickly became the new normal. However, it left many workers high and dry, especially those with less “socially acceptable” occupations. The pandemic has adversely impacted sex workers…

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How the blue economy will shape the future of Canada’s oceans — and its coastal communities

How the blue economy will shape the future of Canada's oceans — and its coastal communities

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The words “blue economy” will soon shape the future of Canada’s oceans, from the fiords and straits of British Columbia to the rugged coastlines of the Atlantic to the vast seascapes of the Arctic. The transformation of Canada’s…

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View from The Hill: House vote on allowing territories to legalise voluntary assisted dying likely this week

View from The Hill: House vote on allowing territories to legalise voluntary assisted dying likely this week

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. In 1997, Tony Burke was a high profile organiser mustering support to quash a law that had been passed in the Northern Territory to allow euthanasia. Although not yet in parliament, Burke, who was executive director of Euthanasia…

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How can you support kids with ADHD to learn? Parents said these 3 things help

How can you support kids with ADHD to learn? Parents said these 3 things help

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. COVID lockdowns and home schooling seemed never-ending for a lot of families. But there were some silver linings. Our new research published in two papers looked at children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during lockdowns to understand what home…

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Where are all the ants? World-first ‘treasure map’ reveals hotspots for rare species

Where are all the ants? World-first ‘treasure map’ reveals hotspots for rare species

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The American biologist E.O. Wilson famously called invertebrates “the little things that run the world”. Despite their great importance, we still know very little about the worms, insects and other small creatures that make up the majority of…

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