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Kerry Carrington Interview: Women and Violence

Recently, The Plus Ones sat down to talk with Professor Kerry Carrington — Head of the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology — about the state of domestic violence in Australia, and what needs to be done to address the issue. Could you start by telling us a bit

Make a Statement When You Buy

Make a Statement When You Buy

By Win Quier We all make purchases almost every day of our lives. Do you stand behind the impact your purchase makes? An impact that shows support to local farmers, the dairy, bovine and poultry industries. Your purchases speak loudly to the different industries and what some do for the all-mighty

5 Fashion Brands that Give Back

5 Fashion Brands that Give Back

Be it a snazzy new top or a pair of those hip glasses everyone's wearing, who doesn't love donning a hot new look as you step out? Often times fashion gets a bad rap for just that superficial nature of it's purpose. But what if there could be more to it.

The 7 Day Challenge

The 7 Day Challenge #7daychallenge

It is often the smallest of things we do that ends up meaning the world to someone. While we can't all put on the proverbial cape and save the world, it doesn't take much to go that extra mile every now and then, and have a positive impact. Join us

A Greener Workplace

A Greener Workplace

[dropcap]As a civilization who spends about half of our waking hours at our workplaces, possibly more. Most of these workplaces are dependent on resources provided by the natural ecosystem around us (be it water, food, paper, energy & more). It is therefore ultimately in our interest to do our best

Choosing the Right Charity

Choosing the right charity

By Jeff Vilcinskas Individuals gave $241.32 billion last year to charitable organizations across the globe. While that is a staggering number it will grow. As the internet continues to widen across the globe, it is capable of bringing new causes to individuals. As many new organizations are formed and looking for

The Luxury of Drinking Water

The Luxury of Drinking Water

By Makk Vjy Did you know that every 21 seconds, one child dies due to an illness related to water? It is very shocking to know that 780 million worldwide do not have access to clean water, which is roughly 2.5 times the population of the United States, 12 times that

Walking in Others’ Shoes

By John Watson It is altogether too easy to look at a fellow human being and immediately write them off based on their demeanor or appearance. The perfect example is when passing a homeless person on the street. The majority of people avert their gaze, while others are a lot more

Saving the Arctic

Saving the Arctic

Tabitha Freeman The Arctic is one of the most majestic and beautiful places in the world. It houses incredible life forms such as polar bears, penguins, narwhals, and walruses and is becomes almost a kind of surreal painting to the eye. Even further, aside from the aesthetics, the Arctic is a

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