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RFID, Human Tracking and Microchipping

By BARBARA LANE
Published: June 5, 2009

What is RFID? Systems are in place for tagging and tracking humans, but is privacy well enough protected?

Children Placed in Adult Mental Institutions

By BARBARA LANE
Published: May 24, 2009

For the prevention of child abuse, it is an urgent requirement that the practice of placing children in adult mental institutions is immediately stopped.

Asia's Feral Dog Problem.

By GREGG CALLOW
Published: May 12, 2009

Dogs and humans have lived together for thousands of years, now the balance has been lost and the threat of rabies has forced governments to look at drastic ways to control out of control dog populations in Asia.

Pull Systems, Compulsion & Procrastination

By LEONARD MCGAVIN
Published: April 23, 2009

Procrastination is time wasting in general but with easy access to so many entertaining and informative services, things are getting a little out of hand.

The "Forgotten Australians" Recommendations

By BARBARA LANE
Published: April 23, 2009

Approximately 500,000 children suffered abuse and neglect in Australian institutions in the last century. What is being done about it?

Earth Day: Pointless

By MIKE M
Published: April 12, 2009

Earth day may not be as practical as people hope. What do you say?

Is Drinking a Problem for You?

By TERRY STORMON
Published: April 3, 2009

Figuring out if drinking is a problem is truly an alcoholic's first step. Once the realisation has set in that there is a problem - there opens a path away from the disease.

Recession: So Who's Fault is it Anyway?

By SIMON BAILEY
Published: March 11, 2009

Many of us are convinced the bankers are entirely to blame for our economic woes. If most of the media says so, and world governments say so, then it must be true, mustn't it?

Heritage Rail: Still Rattling on in Gympie

By GREGG CALLOW
Published: March 10, 2009

The inland Queensland town of Gympie has managed to keep its railway history and runs steam trains down a preserved branch line.

Vancouver Homelessness: Is there a Solution?

By MIKE M
Published: March 9, 2009

The homelessness issue; the solution is multi-layered and complicated. Some of its layers include affordable housing, free education, rehabilitation centres, legalization of marijuana and renovation of the rundown Downtown East Side.

Seafield Apartments Suffer Massive Rent Increase

By ANGELA RIMMER
Published: January 20, 2009

Gordon Nelson Investments, owner of Seafield Apartments, are trying to ruin Vancouver by setting rents in the West End to new and astronomical levels.

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