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Podcast: Countering violent extremism

Jacinta Carroll
Caroline Fisher
Anooshe Mushtaq
Mathieu O’Neil
Sharon Bessell

Government and governance | Australia

 

This week on Policy Forum Pod we take a look at countering violent extremism policies and whether policymakers have a blind spot when it comes to right-wing extremism. The panel also discuss how the mainstream media reports deadly attacks and whether the social media giants are pulling their weight in preventing violent content spreading.

58 minute listen

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The perfect pose

Shameem Black

Health | Asia

 

Rising in popularity as it becomes ever more performative, yoga’s growth may be linked to the way it quantifies progress towards ‘ideal’ bodies, Shameem Black writes in this piece from Perfection, a new publication from the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific. 

10 minute read

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The perfect toilet

Assa Doron

Development | Asia

 

To fix their sanitation woes, governments must see the issue differently. Far from just a technological fix, the way we clean up our waste is a social problem requiring a campaign against stigma and inequality, writes Assa Doron in this extract from Perfection, a new publication from the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific. 

15 minute read

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