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How to engage students

Crikey readers have their say on teaching methods and other issues of the day.

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Tips and rumours

Govt bodies for sale … SMH calls World Cup wrong … why is TAI in love with Palmer? …

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Brazil smirks at World Cup result — before hangover sets in

As the tourists head to the airport,a chastened Brazil is left to pick up the pieces. Freelance writer Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.

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The difference between faith and politics

Crikey readers have their say on the World Cup and other issues of the day.

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Countering Keane’s hissy fit: why soccer is great

So Bernard Keane thinks soccer is a ‘silly sport’, tainted by corruption. Writer Hari Raj reckons he’s wrong, and sets out why the World Cup is worth watching (at 2am).

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Comparing artichokes to wet lettuces

Crikey readers have their say on soccer, Tasmania’s next governor and other issues of the day.

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Brazil loses the Cup, loses hope, loses everything

It’s a very bleak day in Brazil, with the country’s World Cup hopes smashed by Germany. Django Merope Synge reports on the mop-up in Rio.

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Sorry (yawn), boss, but there’s sport to watch

The World Cup, Wimbledon and soon the Commonwealth Games have Australian sport fans up at all hours. Are we losing anything apart from sleep? Freelance writer (and avid World Cup watcher) Hari Raj reports.

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Brazilians would be protesting against the Cup — but there’s soccer to watch

When Brazilians watch soccer, they are not individuals watching sport. They are a heaving, unified glorious mass with a single mind — and who can protest when that sort of thing is going on? Crikey’s man on the ground Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.

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Viva Rio! A field guide to recognising the tourists of the Cup

The sunburnt, drunk tourists of the World Cup are having the time of their lives. But they’re certainly not seeing the real Brazil. Freelance writer Django Merope Synge reports from Rio.

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Tips and rumours

Gossip on latest Frankston debacle … fruit company in trouble … is it a pub or a childcare centre? You decide …

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The tricky issue of fuel prices

Crikey readers have their say on World Cup controversies, singing politicians and the fuel excise.

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From murder to match-fixing: top controversies in World Cup history

Think Luis Suarez flashing his pearly whites is bad? Crikey intern Rachel Clayton looks back at some of the mayhem on and off the pitch at previous World Cups.

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iSentia index: sport and foreign affairs dominate discussion

A big week for sports fans made for a quiet week politically — the first one since the budget was delivered.

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Tips and rumours

This Abbott sure can sing … LNP staff movements … listen to stolen audio from Vic politics here …

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World Cup: the upside to three straight losses

Australia lost all of its World Cup matches and is on the plane home — but Aussie freelance writer Django Merope Synge, who’s in Rio for the tournament, has drunk the Kool Aid and sees the positives.

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Guy Rundle’s Marxist guide to the World Cup

Now that Australia is out of the World Cup, whom should you support? Certainly not France, what with their bloody imperialist history.Iran? Greece? Should that even be in the First World? Crikey’s resident Marxist gives you the run-down on which countries are the bastardiest.

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Media briefs: exclusive watch … Oz v Media Watch (yet again) … winners and losers …

The Australian is now taking the ABC to the Australian Communications and Media Authority over its plain packaging story. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

NSW Labor hits the wrong email button … what happened to the 2am World Cup commentary? … and the craziest right-wing nutjob is ….

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iSentia index: Victorian Parliament stumbles on while Abbott stays in the limelight

The Prime Minister’s overseas trip took the attention off the budget, at least for a little while.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: a big weekend for all codes of football

There was plenty on offer for sports fans yesterday, mostly thanks to the World Cup.

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In Cuiaba, Australia’s field of dreams, they’re sick of the Cup already

The World Cup starts in just a few months. But Dan Moss, an Australian freelance journalist in Cuiaba, says Brazil is nowhere near ready to host the showcase of the world game.

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FIFA-fi-fo-fum, we smell the blood of scam artists

Two scandals engulfing world soccer are threatening to split the sport in half, claim the scalps of its top administrators and show that Australian taxpayers were scammed out of millions of dollars, writes Luke Miller.

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