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Democratised feels

Paul Kidd, someone I know through my work in the HIV sector, pointed out on Facebook, that 2016 wasn’t 2001 (September 11th) or 1941 (WW2) or 1914 (WW1) or any of the other years in which momentously awful things happened.  Despite this, there seems to have been a general consensus that 
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The Lure of Big Data Denies Natural Justice

Since Christmas, media has been flooded with stories of people apparently wrongly subjected to Centrelink debt recovery processes. It seems that Centrelink, Australia’s department responsible for assessing and dispensing social security payments, is suffering from a bad case of big data. Consequently, its customers are being wrongfully threatened with legal 
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Chip, chip, chipping away

Welcome to the newest member of the Future Wise team – Kate Galloway.  Kate is a legal academic at Bond University, with interests in property law, legal education and the intersection of the law and society.   She also writes a regular column for Eureka St, and blogs on her 
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Make your voice known

There’s plenty of issues that we shout about at the TV, on Facebook, Twitter, or in the “comments”. That we discuss (or often rant about) with our friends and family. If there’s an issue you feel strongly about there’s many ways you can make your voice known. And in more creative 
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