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Three charts on: Australia’s booming prison population Opinion - Posted on 20 June 2017

The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

Two years after the earthquake, why hasn't Nepal recovered? Opinion - Posted on 15 May 2017

Two years after the second earthquake rocked Nepal in 2015, the recovery efforts have been stalled by political instability and money mismanagement, Hemant Ojha, Eileen Baldry and Krishna K. Shrestha.

Trump's cheap shot on Syria Opinion - Posted on 18 April 2017

The cruise missile attack on Syria last week may have boosted President Trump’s weak standing at home but fails on more serious criteria of legality and morality, writes international relations lecturer Anthony Billingsley.

Where are they now? What public transport data reveal about lockout laws and nightlife Opinion - Posted on 11 April 2017

Yes, lockout laws have succeeded in decreasing crime in certain neighbourhoods. But an analysis of transport data points to different impacts across the city, writes Criminology lecturer Phillip Wadds.

The role of the Women Peace and Security agenda in countering violent extremism Opinion - Posted on 9 March 2017

Security Council resolution 2242 makes the prevention of terrorism and violent extremism central to the women, peace and security agenda, writes Laura Shepherd.

Bystanders often don’t intervene in sexual harassment – but should they? Opinion - Posted on 28 February 2017

Preventing sexual violence is everybody’s responsibility, but we need to think carefully about how we do it, writes Biance Fileborn.

There’s no point to Australia’s push to ratify the TPP Opinion - Posted on 2 February 2017

The TPP can't go ahead, it's time the Australian government lets it go.

Why Trump is right, and wrong, about killing off the TPP Opinion - Posted on 25 November 2016

The US and other countries are right to reject the TPP, but President-elect Donald Trump's claims about it are misguided, writes Elizabeth Thurbon and Linda Weiss.

Why China and Europe should form the world’s most powerful ‘climate bloc’ Opinion - Posted on 25 November 2016

If Donald Trump turns away from climate action as George W. Bush did, Europe and China can respond by forming an alliance that will turn the United States from a climate leader into a follower, writes Christian Downie.

Social media and crime: the good, the bad and the ugly Opinion - Posted on 20 October 2016

Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat have transformed the way we understand and experience crime and victimisation, write Alyce McGovern and Sanja Milivojevic.

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Three charts on: Australia’s booming prison population

The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

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