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The Dangerous Idea of Universal Basic Income

Can unconditional welfare payments finally provide the solution to working poverty in Australia? By Christopher Valencic Universal basic income (UBI) has been heralded as the future of welfare and a way to finally bring equality to societies with more than enough money to go around. Anyone who has shared the …

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Charity Starts at Home

By Carrie Lee   In recognition of Anti-Poverty Week,  we bring you this piece in collaboration with UNSW’s Social Justice Project.   Four months before I made my final HSC rite of passage, my mum caught a plane to Papua New Guinea and trekked through the jungle, vaccinating communities with …

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The Stress of Stress Less Week

By Shivika Gupta   I love cuddling doggos as much as the next person, but it’s not a cure-all when it comes to mental health. For some students, an interaction with cute and fluffy puppers might be the highlight of their week, but others may need more significant support and …

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