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STATE OF THE PLANET: The year in natural disasters

STUFF WE LIKE: Obama, the college years

What’s new on the Crikey blogs:

THE CONTENT MAKERS: Are all bloggers journalists? I don’t think so…

ROOTED: No polluter left behind in 2020

FIRST BLOG ON THE MOON: I am jealous

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LITERARY MINDED: Author Damon Young’s literary space

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