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Is there such a thing as too much equity? A paper which suggests capping the number of Māori and Pacific students entering Otago University’s medical school, illustrates why equality remains elusive. As a Māori medical student from Otago writes in this anonymous piece, privilege always fights back. As the saying goes: “To the privileged, equality feels like oppression.” 

When the coronavirus outbreak threatened to rock Philadelphia’s predominantly Black neighborhoods, Dr. Ala Stanford knew that access to COVID-19 tests was going to be a problem

Before lockdown, Yomi Adegoke wondered if she might secretly be skilled at cooking – she isn’t

After just over a month of eased restrictions, Melbourne is facing its second round of stage three lockdowns. After the first round, Melburnians are feeling older, more tired and perhaps a bit wiser. These are some of the stay-home behaviours they are planning on skipping this time

Back in the 1960s and 70s, in the city of Pittsburgh, there was a nickname for guys like John Moon – The Unemployables. This nickname meant that you simply could not get hired, no matter where you went for a job

Indigenous Americans and Polynesians bridged vast expanses of open ocean around the year 1200 and mingled, leaving incontrovertible proof of their encounter in the DNA of present-day populations, new studies have revealed

In less than three months, New Zealanders will vote in the world’s first national referendum on a comprehensive proposal to legalise the recreational use of cannabis

A pest known for damaging tomato plants and other crops has been detected in New Zealand for the first time.

New records for extreme lightning bursts, or ‘megaflashes’, during 2019, have been made official, more than doubling the size and duration of the previous record flashes, the UN’s weather agency, WMO, announced on Thursday