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How to engage students

How to engage students

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

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

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

Brazil smirks at World Cup result — before hangover sets in

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.

The difference between faith and politics

The difference between faith and politics

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

Countering Keane’s hissy fit: why soccer is great

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).

Comparing artichokes to wet lettuces

Comparing artichokes to wet lettuces

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

Brazil loses the Cup, loses hope, loses everything

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.