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Another F*cking Terrorist Attack

By Joanna Sotiropoulos Another one. That was my response to a terrorist attack. For some reason my humanity has crapped itself, exiting the building. I hate myself for that knee jerk response. I hate myself for opting out of caring because it’s too hard. But the world is just too …

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Spotlight On: Wendy Bacon

By Brittney Rigby and Alicia D’Arcy Wendy Bacon is many things. Her website’s bio references her times as an academic, investigative journalist, political activist and former Tharunka editor (which included jail-time in the name of anti-censorship). Late last year, she was arrested at a WestConnex protest, and this April, she …

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A Review of Year of the Orphan

By Gloria Demillo You probably picked up your last K-Zone from Woolies a while ago. But the man who brought you the best kid’s magazine around has now written a dystopian novel. Year of the Orphan is a gripping story set in a post-apocalyptic Australian Outback. Make no mistake, there …

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The Power Of Parentheses

A Short Ficto-critical Piece, Using Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Creative Process as an Example. By Rani Singh DRAFT ONE: “Lest we forget Manus, Nauru, Syria Palestine.” The public – yes, including you – would have swept over this. Its syllables, all strung together with barely separating spaces, would dissipate, adjacent to the …

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