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Yes, in my backyard: Sydney rebuilds its mojo

In a selfish city with significant infrastructure problems, NIMBYism has been a loud and at times influential force. But not everyone shares the cynicism toward development. Michael Koziol meets the residents and reformers urging on the transformation of Sydney.

Buzz: Azelia Banks
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The buzz about Banks

Matt Clarke is ready to dance when the vamp up. Azealia Banks has what every young artist dreams of: buzz. Late last year, the 20 year old rapper released her debut single ‘212,’ which rocket-launched the Harlem singer from total unknown, to industry up and comer.

Hand Gun Close Up
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The Gun Show

From the Norway massacre to the murder of Trayvon Martin, Ben Brooks chronicles the use and misuse of firearms in a world which continues to tolerate their inevitable consequences.

This years festival was dedicated to Marilyn Monroe 50 years since her untimely death.
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Captured by Cannes

As the biggest event in world cinema comes to a close, Brad Mariano stops to chronicle the sights, sounds, and successes of this year’s Cannes film festival.

Smash the Rich, Save the Base
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Smash the rich, save the base

While the history of Chinese communism is complex, a little polishing makes the parallels with contemporary Australian political life shine through. A few years ago, I was walking down Eastern Avenue with a senior journalist from a major Chinese news organisation when we were approached by a couple of Socialist Alternative (SA) leafleteers. The SA…