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Late last week the winners of the Seattle Vintage Jazz Dance third annual Swing/Jazz Dance Music Video Contest were announced. The first place winner is fantastic:

I’ve already written about the ‘working families‘ phenomenon. Now the Sydney Morning Herald’s economics editor, Ross Gittins, explores how poverty (lack of income) is just one of the features that creates social disadvantage.

Sue Hoffman on The Drum argues that temporary protection visas actually increased boat arrivals, particularly of women and children.

With the final election results in and Antony Green back in the country he’s posted a bunch of statistics on his blog.

And Ben Goldacre in The Guardian notes “how often children are able to spot bullshit, and how often adults want to shut them up”.

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