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Bad puberty, evil puberty

YOU have to wonder about all these people accusing pop culture — and now high art — of sexualising teenagers. Were they never adolescents themselves? Did they never play a saliva-charged game of spin the bottle or slip a tentative hand down the front of their pants in shame and wonderment?
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Find of the month

As the culture wars, the black armband wars and the whether-or-not-to-memorise-nine-times-tables-at-school wars rage on, one venerable Australian institution is quietly breathing new life into the study of history. 
The National Archives of Australia’s main brief is to preserve Federal Government records. While this may not sound particularly titillating, a closer look at its colossal collection reveals [...]

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