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Education Minister Dan Tehan (Image: AAP/James Ross)

Oh, the humanities!

Good morning, early birds. Education Minister Dan Tehan will today announce plans to double the cost of studying humanities, and the fallout from Adem Somyurek's branch stacking scandal continues to intensify. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Virus Watch: UN’s calls for world peace blocked by US, Russia

The United States and Russia have blocked the UN's attempts at a global ceasefire, and conspiracy theories spike during the pandemic.

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Always read the terms and emissions

Good morning, early birds. The UN has released very ambitious emission-reduction targets, and Westpac investors want to see more director resignations. It’s the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Can Scott Morrison keep his ‘promise of Australia’?

Scott Morrison is crafting a global vision for local people that's right on the money with voters. But that could all come apart very quickly.

Turkish forces patrolling in Syria, 2018. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Turkey launches attack into Kurdish territory

Good morning, early birds. Turkey has launched its attack into north-eastern Syria following the withdrawal of US forces, and a new report shines a spotlight on the 20 worst emissions offenders. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

What threat does Morrison see in the UN?

Crikey readers on Scott Morrison's nationalistic turn, the banking system and economic stimulus.

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Morrison blasts UN’s ‘negative globalism’

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has taken a swipe at the UN, and the Russia probe escalates as Alexander Downer rejects Republican claims he was "directed" to contact the Trump election campaign. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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UN urges greatly increased climate action

Good morning, early birds. The UN has urged nations to triple emissions-reduction targets in order to halt the runaway climate crisis, and the government announces plans to settle refugees in regional areas to ease pressure on cities. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Accurate representation of the content of most awareness raising campaigns. (Image: Unsplash/rawpixel)

Going off message

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen starts the conversation about awareness raising.

Eleanor Roosevelt holding the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights in November 1949. (Image: WikiCommons)

The fight for asylum seekers is a fight for the soul of our nation

Today is Human Rights Day, the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What exactly have we learned?

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