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Women are (rightly) angry. Now they need a plan

  • Written by Michelle Arrow, Professor of History, Macquarie University
Women are (rightly) angry. Now they need a planMitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and courtesy SEARCH Foundation

Australian women have been most effective, politically, when they have harnessed their collective rage and turned it into action. They need to do it again now.

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Women are (rightly) angry. Now they need a plan

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Women are (rightly) angry. Now they need a plan

Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and courtesy SEARCH FoundationAustralian women have been most effective, p...

Despite his denial, Christian Porter will struggle with the 'Caesar's wife' test

Christian Porter’s denial of the historical rape allegation is unequivocal, but it won’t draw a line under the issue ...

Has Christian Porter been subjected to a 'trial by media'? No, the media did its job of being a watchdog

AAP/Richard WainwrightAside from his strenuous denials of the rape allegation against him, the central point made by Attorney...

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