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Minecraft teaches kids about tech, but there’s a gender imbalance at play

Minecraft teaches kids about tech, but there’s a gender imbalance at play

Arguments about “screen time” are likely to crop up in many households with children these holidays. As one of the best-selling digital games of all time, Minecraft will be a likely culprit. In a recent survey of Australian adults, excessive “screen time” was rated as the top child health concern, but current time limit guidelines […] … learn more→

The problem isn’t unskilled graduates, it’s a lack of full-time job opportunities

The problem isn’t unskilled graduates, it’s a lack of full-time job opportunities

The Australian Coalition government’s position on young people is best captured by the phrase “earning or learning”. If you are under 30, the government expects you to be studying in an educational institute or working for a living. Leaving the politics aside, the relationship between education and employment is usually a good indicator of labour market […] … learn more→

In anticipation of Trump’s “Fake Media” awards

In anticipation of Trump’s “Fake Media” awards

The following news release has been issued by the Committee to Protect Journalists: As U.S. President Donald Trump announces his “Fake Media” awards, the Committee to Protect Journalists names its global Press Oppressors—world leaders who use rhetoric, legal action, and censorship to try to silence their critics. The list features leaders from China, Egypt, Myanmar, […] … learn more→

Available treatments and the future for Veterans with PTSD

Available treatments and the future for Veterans with PTSD

Veterans returning from active service often find it difficult to cope with the trauma they experienced in the military. Too often, these veterans avoid getting the help they need or just don’t know that there are options available to them. Fortunately, there are resources available for these veterans that will help them with disorders such […] … learn more→

The hidden homelessness among America’s high school students

The hidden homelessness among America’s high school students

One in 30. That’s what a new first-of-its-kind study found was the number of students ages 13 to 17 who have experienced homelessness in the past year. The figure represents about 700,000 young people nationwide. When a student is homeless in high school, it can cause high levels of stress and anxiety. While other students are able […] … learn more→

What is a sell and stay transaction?

What is a sell and stay transaction?

With rising interest rates and home costs, not to mention the numerous foreclosures we are seeing all around us, many homeowners are now opting for the sell and stay option to keep on living in their cherished homes. A sell and stay transaction is basically a tax-free scheme that allows you to sell your home […] … learn more→

An inside look at a US indoctrination camp

An inside look at a US indoctrination camp

Quite often in my blog, I reference things I’ve seen with my own eyes. I completely understand that many of the things I’ve claimed are so ridiculous as to be impossible to believe. Faculty forced to nod their heads in agreement as an ideologue tells us there were no European battles in pre-colonial North America […] … learn more→

What to teach your preschooler about internet safety

What to teach your preschooler about internet safety

Fifteen years ago, parents and caregivers did not have to worry about teaching pre-school aged children about internet safety. A new reportprepared for the Children’s Commissioner of England suggests this time has passed. Children now live in a digital age, which means internet access is a daily part of life for many young children around the world. Touchscreen technologies have changed […] … learn more→

How to spot fake news – an expert’s guide for young people

How to spot fake news – an expert’s guide for young people

Every time you go online, people are competing for your attention. Friends, strangers, businesses, political organisations, charities and news websites all serve up a constant stream of eye-catching pictures, videos and articles, wherever you might go looking for information – Google, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram or YouTube. But in the race to catch your eye, […] … learn more→

“White DNA is an abomination” essay—Three missed details

“White DNA is an abomination” essay—Three missed details

Exhibitions of Anti-White feelings on campuses today are coming too quickly to keep track of. I’ve only covered a fraction of them in my blog, but one of the more recent displays of racism, explicitly anti-white racism, stuns with all the implications. You can read the full letter here, but allow me to just quote […] … learn more→