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A newly-released government review makes the case for scrapping the compulsory super increase and focusing on home ownership instead

A long-awaited review into Australia’s retirement system has been released on Friday. Excerpts appear to lay the groundwork for the government to dismiss raising compulsory super to 12%, currently scheduled for 2025. While not making recommendations, its findings appear to place a greater onus on home ownership, which aligns with […]
A newly-released government review makes the case for scrapping the compulsory super increase and focusing on home ownership instead
Tech

Liberal political messages dominate on Instagram — a stark contrast to Facebook, where conservative political messaging rules

Facebook posts from conservative news outlets receive the most interactions on the world’s largest social media platform, according to metrics from Facebook-owned CrowdTangle. But Instagram, which is also owned by Facebook, is a the exact opposite: The photo- and video-sharing app is dominated by liberal messages, including posts related to […]
Liberal political messages dominate on Instagram — a stark contrast to Facebook, where conservative political messaging rules
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The Labor Party is not taxing your ute, despite what Facebook ads tell you

Labor has come under attack from the Coalition government with targeted Facebook ads claiming Labor leader Bill Shorten wants to tax popular car brands like Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux, and other four wheel drives and sports utilities. The onslaught of the ads follows Labor’s announcement of new vehicle emissions standards […]
The Labor Party is not taxing your ute, despite what Facebook ads tell you
US

Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on 7 trends that show world progress

This year, Harvard professor Steven Pinker topped Bill Gates’s top book list with Enlightenment Now, a book that challenges people’s questions about world progress. According to Pinker, the world is actually getting better. In his book, Pinker uses history and statistics to outline world trends which position progress within a […]
Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on 7 trends that show world progress